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Over $50,000 raised as part of 2020 Crossroads Heart and Stroke Walk

The DeTar Healthcare System was the top team to raise funds with a total of $7,500

VICTORIA, Texas - Hundreds gathered at the Victoria College and the University of Houston-Victoria for the 2020 Crossroads Heart and Stroke Walk Saturday morning. Participants raised over $50,000 and Gary Malaer - CEO of the DeTar Healthcare System was the…

Supplements probably aren't helping your heart, research suggests

More than half of adults report using dietary supplements, but new research suggests that most vitamins and minerals don't do anything for heart health. Some products, according to a review of hundreds of existing studies, may even increase the risk of stroke.

‘Boyz n the Hood' director and writer suffers stroke

Oscar-nominated director John Singleton, best known for the movies "Boyz n the Hood" and "Poetic Justice," is in intensive care at an undisclosed hospital after he suffered a stroke this week, his family said Saturday.

Drinking 2 diet beverages a day linked to stroke, heart attacks

More bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, according to a new study by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.