Tag: stroke symptoms

Former Olympic Rower, 76, Rebounds From Sudden...

It was 50 years ago when Lawrence “Monk” Terry, now 76 and a resident of Coral Gables, won a silver...

May 31, 2022

Stroke Awareness: Act F.A.S.T.

Strokes can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Knowing the signs of stroke and seeking immediate medical attention are...

May 18, 2022

Stroke Awareness: When Every Second Counts

You’ve probably heard it before, but it cannot be stressed enough — strokes are dangerous and can be deadly. Stroke...

May 9, 2022

Aphasia: Communication Disorder in Spotlight After Bruce...

A medical term little known to most people has been widely talked about this week after it was announced that...

March 31, 2022

At age 100, She Survives Stroke Thanks...

Marian Davant is a stroke survivor — a claim that is especially striking when you consider she received life-saving treatment...

July 20, 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

Stroke Awareness: Baptist Health’s Experts Explain Warning...

On average, someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 40 seconds, and every four minutes someone dies from one....

May 13, 2021

Marcus Neuroscience Institute’s Stroke Team Praised Following...

Illana Cohen (pictured above) embodied what most would consider the ideal picture of health.  The 43-year-old Delray Beach resident goes...

May 12, 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 Brain-Mapping Tech at Baptist Health...

Pioneering brain-mapping software, developed by Omniscient Neurotechnology, allows neurosurgeons to visualize and understand a patient’s neural networks – those that control complex functions such as...

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Roundup: Higher Rates of Heart-Health Risk...

Projected Higher Rates of Heart Disease Risk Factors to Impact Minorities Most, Researchers Find By the year 2060, projected rates of cardiovascular risk factors and...

Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

Using real-time ultrasound imaging during minimally invasive heart procedures is a relatively new advancement that has just recently taken a major step forward with the...

Ask the Psychiatrist: What to Expect...

While awareness of mental health issues and resources have become more mainstream in recent years, a South Florida psychiatrist says that many people who could...

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Preventing cognitive decline has made the news lately. A new study indicates that physical and mental activities as people age can preserve the brain’s processing...

Miami Cancer Institute Launches Global Consortium...

Miami Cancer Institute has spearheaded the creation of the Global Bladder Cancer Consortium (GBCC), a collaboration between the world’s top experts in bladder cancer. Among...

Reading the Medication Labels

The package inserts on medications these days read like a laundry list of potential side effects. How do we know which would be more common...