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, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart and 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…