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Stroke Symptoms

Think Stroke Can't Happen to You? Think Again

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

While one's risk of stroke does increase with age (the majority occur in people age 80 and older), stroke can happen to anyone, at any age -- even to young, healthy adults.

Immediately After A Stroke, Your Next Steps Are Crucial

Reuters | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) - Time is critical when someone has a stroke, but care can be delayed when victims, bystanders or e...

Hispanics Urged to Break Cultural Cycle in Stroke Disparities

American Heart Association | Posted 12.26.2014 | Latino Voices
American Heart Association

When Noelia's husband tipped the scales at 250 pounds, she made it her mission to educate her family about the risk of stroke. A month later, that education saved a life - hers.

Woman Records Selfie Video Of Her Own Stroke

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living

When Stacey Yepes felt numbness in her face and couldn’t speak properly, she thought she was having a stroke; but tests at her emergency room came b...

Would You Know If You Were Having A Stroke?

Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living

Many women would not be able to identify the signs of a stroke, a new study suggests. The study included phone survey results from 1,205 women in t...

How Music Sustained Me After My Husband's Stroke

Myra Demeter | Posted 08.30.2012 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

It was sometime during our second night in the ICU, when I was again huddled in the sole visitor chair, that I began to hear the most beautiful strains of music coming from somewhere outside my husband's hospital room.

Comedian Patrice O'Neal's Stroke Highlights Risks For African Americans, Diabetics

Posted 12.28.2011 | Black Voices

It's estimated that in the time it takes to read the headline for this story, someone has died from a stroke. That's one person every six seconds and ...

Racial Disparities In Stroke Treatment

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 07.15.2011 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

Unfortunately, many people dismiss stroke symptoms as minor or think they'll go away if they just rest -- but delaying care can result in denial of an important treatment.

How to Protect Yourself From A Stroke At Any Age

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Like many young Americans, I thought strokes were something that only affected older people. The measures that helped to prevent it rarely crossed my mind. But then, one October morning, I had a stroke.

How To Save Stroke Victims

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Remember that cool IBM TV ad about using real-time data management technology to monitor the vital signs of preemies in a Toronto hospital? Well, it l...