Tag: stroke

“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

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

Roundup: Working Overtime and Stroke Risk; Coffee...

Working Long Hours, Over 10 Years, May Increase Risk of Stroke, Study Finds Stress from too many hours at work...

June 28, 2019

Stroke Survival: What You May Not Know...

You’ve probably heard about the F.A.S.T. system of recognizing stroke symptoms. But did you know that it just takes one...

May 21, 2019

B.E.S.T. Responders Tend to Stroke Patients When...

To say that time is critical for stroke patients coming into the ER is an understatement. The team of healthcare...

May 15, 2019

Stroke Questions Answered: Why are Rates Rising...

Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death for adults in the United States and the No. 1 cause of...

May 13, 2019

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