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Stroke Symptoms

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...