Tag: strokes

Stroke vs. Aneurysm: Different Symptoms, Treatments (Video)

A stroke is a life-threatening medical emergency that can be triggered by two different events: ischemia, referring to an ischemic...

May 30, 2018

Migraines vs. Tension Headaches: Knowing the Difference

Tension headaches are the most common type of primary headache, which means the condition is not caused by an injury...

May 3, 2018

Stroke Center to Help More Patients as...

Baptist Hospital of Miami’s stroke center, which has been certified to treat the most complex stroke cases along with an...

February 12, 2018

Brain Aneurysms: Most Are Found ‘Incidentally’

"Most patients are lucky to have the aneurysms incidentally found through a CT scan or MRI after complaining of migraines,...

October 18, 2016

Strokes: Myths vs. Facts

Most Americans are not fully aware of the differences between stroke risks and heart disease, and they may take stroke...

May 18, 2016

Are You ‘Stroke Smart’?

More than 795,000 people experience strokes every year, but many do not receive proper treatment in time, potentially leading to...

May 25, 2015

CDC: Cancer Survival Rates Improve; Report Links...

Breakthroughs in treatments and a surge in early screenings have resulted in more Americans than ever surviving cancer, says the...

March 27, 2015

Recording a Stroke on a Smartphone &...

  Stacey Yepes, a 49-year-old woman from Canada (pictured left), made headlines on Yahoo news and in other outlets for...

June 20, 2014

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