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Every Second Counts—How to Recognize Basic Signs of Stroke

By On February 22, 2017

One of the most commonly used methods for evaluating the extent of damage the stroke victim has suffered is the NIH Stroke Scale. … Read More


A Stroke at 28: How Perseverance and Strength Prevail

By On March 8, 2016

I had a stroke. That morning, I had gotten up to brush my teeth, and as I walked back to my room, I dropped my phone. I thought to myself —how strange.… Read More

Stroke in Women

Varying Risk Factors Leave Women More at Risk to Suffer a Stroke

By On December 18, 2014

Stroke is currently the fourth-leading cause of death in the United States, behind only heart disease, cancer, and chronic respiratory diseases… Read More

Heart Health

The Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke and Diabetes in Men

By On February 3, 2014

My father passed away at the age of 51 on June 12, 2012, from a heart attack. Little did we know, he was also suffering from diabetes. Every year, about 715,000 Americans… Read More