Tag: National Stroke Awareness Month

WWII Vet Survives a Stroke, Thanks to...

Bob Kubiak served as a fighter pilot in the 449th Bomb Group of the U.S. Air Corps during World War...

June 1, 2021

Stroke Survivor Credits Miami Neuroscience Institute for...

Bill Sable hadn’t been to a hospital since he had his tonsils out when he was 4 years old. The...

May 28, 2021

Telestroke Services Improving, Expanding at Baptist Health...

With technology that continues to improve and a growing network of neurologists who can treat strokes during a critical window...

May 18, 2021

The Link Between Stroke Risk and Infections...

The impact of COVID-19 on a person’s risk of a stroke is being intensely researched. But long before the pandemic,...

May 10, 2021

With Strokes, Every Minute Matters

May is National Stroke Awareness Month – a good time to brush up on what stroke is, how it can...

May 7, 2020

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New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke...

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Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

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Dealing with Omicron Surge: Baptist Health...

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