flu

Can the flu cause a stroke?

Richard T. Benson, MD, Associate Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center May 04, 2018

In April 2018, beloved Night Court actor Harry Anderson died at 65 from a cardioembolic stroke, which involves blockage of…

How the flu can increase heart attack risk

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chief of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute October 16, 2018

Each year, up to 20 percent of Americans get the flu, resulting in over 130,000 hospitalizations—in fact, about 200,000 in…