Tag: stroke

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

Canon 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

Telemedicine Service in Coral Gables Rescue Vehicles...

The Coral Gables Fire Department will be the first fire rescue agency in Miami-Dade County to have a direct audio-video...

December 24, 2019

Roundup: CDC Warns of Record-High STDs; Dog...

Public Health Officials Warn of ‘Severe Health’ Issues from Record High STDs U.S. public health officials are warning adults of...

October 11, 2019

Florida Keys Stroke Victim Calls Recovery a...

When you’ve just suffered an acute stroke, what happens next could mean the difference between facing a lifetime of disability...

October 1, 2019

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This promises to be a very different holiday season for many families. With the coronavirus as an uninvited guest this year, large gatherings are out,...

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The rates of cigarette smoking have substantially declined over the past several decades — from 42 percent in 1965 to 13.7 percent in 2019, but...

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