There are two overlooked national health issues that are affecting college campuses across the country. and they are contributing to the leading causes of death for college students in the US.
After suffering a heart attack, Antoinette Stratton, 65, from Citrus Heights, CA, was determined to reduce her risk so it would never happen again. Here are the lessons she learned along the way.
The phrases “achievement gap” and “opportunity gap” have long been common in the education community. Recently, however, researchers have begun to place greater emphasis on the “word gap” — a vocabulary discrepancy between children in low versus high-income families.
Here’s the thing about heart disease: It’s sneaky. Forget the Hollywood depiction of a heart attack—the dramatic clutching of the chest and woozy stumble. For women, especially, the signs can be all too easy to overlook, including indigestion, dizziness and fatigue (and who isn’t tired?).