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A digital scan depicts the brain in blue, with an area on the right side a shade of red, showing the site of a stroke. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Stroke Awareness Month

“BE FAST” to Recognize Stroke Signs Many people have become familiar with the FAST acronym for identifying acute stroke symptoms. But a recently expanded version of the acronym can make it easier for those witnessing an acute stroke to identify it in nearly all cases. BE
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The DMV ranked 86th out of the 100 fattest cities in a recent survey by D.C.-based WalletHub. (Photo: AP)

Fattest Cities in America

DMV Ranks 86th Out of 100 Fattest Cities Americans are the fattest people in the world. More than 70 percent of the U.S. population is overweight or obese, but a recent study by D.C.-based WalletHub, a personal finance website that ranks American states and cities on a variety of
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You can be fashionable in the dog days of summer while being sensible. (Photo: Adeos)

Dog Days Style

Sensible Ways to Be Fashionable in Summer Summer is an interesting time. With the temperatures continuing to rise and more weekend getaway trips showing up on your schedule, it may be time to shake things up a bit and do some shopping. Yup, the ever warmer weather and the
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