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Will you be one of the 795,000 Americans who will have a stroke this year?*

Are you at risk for stroke?

Do you know your cholesterol, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels?

Is your lifestyle contributing to your risk?

Get started with you free stroke risk assessment.


A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in a kidney when there are high levels of certain substances in the urine. According to the National Kidney Foundation, 1 in 10 Americans will have a kidney stone in his or her lifetime, and each year more than half a million people visit emergency rooms for kidney stone problems — and the rates are rising.

Watch Northwell Health urologists Dr. Louis R. Kavoussi, chairman of Urology, Dr. David M. Hoenig and Dr. Zeph Okeke discuss what you should know about kidney stones, including:

  • Risk factors, including family history
  • Causes and kinds of stones
  • Ways to prevent stones
  • Which stones need to be treated
  • The best treatments for you based on size, location, composition and any other medical conditions you may have



someone in the United States has a stroke.


have at least one of the three major risk factors – high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and smoking.

130,000 AMERICANS 

die from stroke each year.

Anyone can have a stroke. The key to decreasing your risk of stroke is managing your blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose levels. However, you cannot monitor your risk factors if you don't know which ones affect you.

Northwell Health has 14 New York State designated stroke centers devoted to using the latest research and technology for the treatment of stroke. Call (844) 56 NEURO (566-3876) today to learn more and make an appointment.

As the lifetime risk of breast cancer has increased, early detection methods have become integral in identifying tumors before symptoms develop.

An estimated 83.6 million

American adults have one or more types of CVD.

40.8% of the U.S. population

will have some form of CVD by 2030.

An average of 2,150

Americans die each day from heart disease.
* According to the American Heart Association

Learn about your risk factors and bring these results to your next doctor’s appointment to discuss with your physician.

Learn about your risk factors now

*According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention