Tag: stroke

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

Stroke Risks in Those Under 55: First...

While the stroke rate continues to slide in people 55 and older, the opposite seems to be occurring among those...

April 30, 2019

Stroke Rate Rising Among Younger Adults (Video)

While the stroke rate continues to slide in people 55 and older, the opposite is occurring among younger adults starting...

February 27, 2019

New 24-Hour Stroke Protocol Treats More At-Risk...

A new protocol for treating patients with the most common type of stroke – the type triggered by a blood...

May 21, 2018

‘White Coat Hypertension’ Should Be Taken More...

Do you get nervous when your blood pressure is taken at the doctor’s office? If you do and your blood...

April 23, 2018

She had a Stroke at 23: ‘This...

Kimberly San Martin was in an exercise class when she started to get dizzy and experienced weakness on her left...

April 17, 2018

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