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Sex hormones for gender transitioning hike risk of stroke, heart attacks, study finds

As doctors consider how young is too young to give sex hormones to children who say they are transgender, more research is linking gender-affirming hormone therapy with an increased risk of strokes, blood clots and heart attacks. A new analysis found that trans women — people born male who identify as female — on hormone therapy… Read More »

Hospital turns away stroke victim

Tiffany Tate suffered a stroke and was rushed to hospital in an ambulance. Her ambulance was turned away — then, she died. Four years ago, Tiffany began her day like any other. With a teenager and an eight-month old at home, she got ready for work and headed off to cover the breakfast shift at… Read More »

How High Is Your Stroke Risk?

Chances are good that as you go about your daily life, of all the things that might cause you worry, having a stroke is not one of them. Unfortunately, it appears that the likelihood of suffering a stroke could be quite a bit higher than many other potential problems that might be on your mind.… Read More »