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Could Thinking Positively About Aging Be The Secret Of Health?

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Troy Hodge was only 41 years old when a vessel in his brain burst. "You don't think of things you can't do until you can't do them," he says. Matailong Du/NPR hide caption

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Strokes On The Rise Among Younger Adults

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"Because he wasn't raised where health was an issue in the household. There was nobody talkin' about health, probably nobody talking about not smoking or drinking or unhealthy practices, what it could lead to. There was nobody talkin' about that." National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion hide caption

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Long-Term Depression May Boost Stroke Risk Long After Mood Improves

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Loretta Jackson gently stretches the hands of her sister, Shirlene English, to aid physical rehabilitation after Shirlene's brain aneurysm and stroke. Andrew Nixon/Capital Public Radio hide caption

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Two Sisters Share One's Road To Recovery

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Andreas Fhager, a biomedical engineer at the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, adjusts the Strokefinder device on a test subject's head. Gunilla Brocker hide caption

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The Blind Woman Who Sees Rain, But Not Her Daughter's Smile

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