Tag: stroke

More Options for Stroke and Aneurysm Patients:...

With a new neuro-interventional suite, the Marcus Neuroscience Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital has added to its arsenal in...

January 5, 2021

Why You Shouldn’t Delay Care: Heart Attacks,...

The holiday season is here, and so is the annual uptick in the number of cardiovascular emergencies.   “The increased...

December 14, 2020

Emergency Care During COVID-19: Holiday Uptick in...

The holiday season is known for celebrations and cheer. It’s also recognized as a peak time of year for strokes...

December 9, 2020

Seemingly Healthy College Student: I Didn’t Think...

Cannon McClure, 20, a junior at the University of Miami, woke up one day in August after an intense headache...

October 29, 2020

New Helipad Opens Atop Emergency Center at...

With the goal of providing even faster access to life-saving medical care, Baptist Hospital has built a new helipad on...

October 15, 2020

His Stroke Came Suddenly After Mild COVID-19...

Robert Wright, 57, a 32-year police veteran with 26 years at the Coral Gables Police Department, took pride in being...

August 17, 2020

“Lucky” Accident Saves Woman from Stroke

Sometimes, even a terrible fall can be a blessing in disguise. Such was the case with Annabell Sanabria of Kendall....

June 11, 2020

New Technology at Baptist Health Speeds Up...

“Time is brain” is a phrase used by neurologists that refers to what happens in the critical minutes and hours...

May 18, 2020

Stroke Facts: Higher Rates in Young Adults,...

Studies indicating higher stroke rates among U.S. adults younger than 55 started surfacing many years ago, long before the COVID-19...

May 13, 2020

Young People and Strokes: A Troubling Trend

In the U.S., 795,000 people will experience a stroke this year. Not all the victims are part of the Social...

May 12, 2020

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“We are living in a time that is quite stressful,” says Rachel V.F. Rohaidy, M.D., a board-certified psychiatrist at Baptist Health Primary Care. “Talking about...

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In our culture, alcohol is everywhere. We may have a drink or two at a family dinner or social occasion without even thinking about it. But...

The Importance of a ‘Well-Woman’ Visit...

While women generally seek medical care when they feel sick or experience bothersome symptoms more often than men, that trend has changed over the past...