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Gender Puts Women More at Risk for Stroke

“Whatever stage of life a woman is in, it’s important that she be aware of all the risk factors of stroke,” McDougal says. “As it’s often said, ‘knowledge is power.’ And in this case, the more knowledgeable a woman is about her stroke risk factors, the more she’ll be able to understand how she can be affected and work with her physician or health care provider as appropriate to reduce them.”

Andres Sarraga: The Art of Medicine and Surgery

Ever since he was child, Dr. Sarraga has been fascinated by the art and medicine of surgery. His interested budded while watching his grandfather in his earlier years, but really took off when he started spending all of his summers volunteering in the operating room at the Cardiovascular Center in Puerto Rico. It was in that room where he figured this would be what he would be doing for the rest of his life.

Beat the Heat

There’s nothing better than the smell of campfires, the sound of crickets, a twinkling sky and a lemonade in hand. Noses twitching from the smell of a grill, sun dusted cheeks and the gentle glide of sailboats add to the experience. Complete with the joyful noise of children playing outside, this summer scene sounds pretty much perfect.
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Forever Young

Staying young is a lifestyle. No, I’m not talking about a lifestyle of becoming Hugh Hefner or Mrs. Robinson, although more power to you. I’m talking about a lifestyle that simply makes you feel your best. Exploring, discovering and manifesting at any age is the ideal way to “anti-age.” But because you are only human, you’ve likely found yourself contemplating some non-conventional means to smooth a few lines and hide a few imperfections. You’re not alone, but let’s admit it: The silver fox just knowing he looks all silvery buying you a cocktail is a lot more attractive than Billy Botox barely able to crack a smile. Keeping it simple with some of Mother Nature’s treasures while taking preventative measures at each stage of life show fine lines that you are already fine!