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ischemic strokes

Patient Story

Lightening a heavy load

After undergoing a rare double-surgery to eliminate a blockage and restore blood flow, Marvin Lafountain is eager to resume his old life—minus the smoking habit.

Study investigates alcohol, stroke link

While light drinking may lessen your risk of one type of stroke, heavy drinking will increase your risk of both types.

Patient Story

Against all odds

A paralyzing stroke could have forced Dave Jones to live out his days in a nursing home. He's now preparing to walk a 5K.

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