Studies have shown an uptick in strokes and heart attacks over the holidays in December and January--especially on Christmas and New Year’s Day.

This week, we are talking to Dr. Karin Olds, neurologist and stroke medical director at Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute, about strokes, in particular, and what contributes to this trend.

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