8 Simple, Everyday Ways To Get A Brain Bleed

8 Simple, Everyday Ways To Get A Brain Bleed

Want to experience a rupturing brain aneurysm, leading to a stroke? Well, according to a new study, there are 8 easy, everyday ways to bring a bleed to your brain, and they’re all tried to a sharp increase in blood pressure. [More]

Help! This Email Says Various Cold Medicines Will Kill Me!

Help! This Email Says Various Cold Medicines Will Kill Me!

A friend of ours recently got an email forward about the cold medicine ingredient phenylpropanolamine (and its unpleasant tendency to increase the risk of hemorrhagic stroke in women), so she sent it to us for a little “mythbusting.” The email (and its accompanying list of cold medicines and weight loss aids) is alarming, but outdated.