STROKE RISK? THE EYES HAVE IT
Your eyes can tell a lot about you, perhaps even your future risk of stroke. A seven-year study of 3,654 adults, published in the journal Neurology, found that people who had retinopathy, or damage in the small blood vessels of the retina, were at least 70% more likely than the rest of us to have a stroke.
Number of cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, among U.S. teens and adults that could be prevented each year with a booster vaccination. Most children, for whom the long-lasting coughing illness can be fatal, get several...