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HealthAfter50

HealthAfter50 was published by the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, providing up-to-date, evidence-based research and expert advice on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of health conditions affecting adults in middle age and beyond. It was previously part of Remedy Health Media's network of digital and print publications, which also include HealthCentral; HIV/AIDS resources The Body and The Body Pro; the UC Berkeley Wellness Letter; and the Berkeley Wellness website. All content from HA50 merged into Healthcentral.com in 2018.

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6 Ways to Cut Your Stroke Risk

Updated guidelines reinforce why it’s so important to do these six things.

A Faster Way to Spot a Stroke
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A Faster Way to Spot a Stroke

Fast action is essential when it comes to treating an ischemic stroke. Here are six signs that can help identify victims.

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How Stroke Affects the Brain

The potential for recovery depends on which portions of the brain were damaged by the stroke. Here’s what you need to know.

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How to Find the Best Care After a Stroke

Studies show that stroke rehabilitation helps in even the most severe instances. Here are the the newest evidence-based recommendations.

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10 Risk Factors for Stroke

Some stroke risks, such as your age, are out of your control. The good news is that 90 percent of the factors that cause strokes can be modified.

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Stroke Symptoms to Watch Out For

Like a heart attack, a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) is an emergency that requires immediate medical attention. Here are the signs to watch for and what you should do.

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How to Restore Your Sex Drive After Menopause

Your libido can take a hit after you go through menopause. Here’s how to get things back to normal.

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7 Risk Factors for Alzheimer's

Despite tremendous advances in the understanding of Alzheimer’s disease, scientists have yet to pinpoint the causes of the disorder.

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Nail Psoriasis: How to Prevent a Flare-Up

Nail psoriasis may not be preventable, but these tips for proper nail care can help you have fewer flare-ups.

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The Natural Aging Process of Skin

Learn about the natural aging process of skin and the different conditions that can develop as you get older.