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stroke

Patient Story

‘Stroke doesn’t discriminate by age’

A family member's ability to quickly recognize stroke symptoms led Chad Thompson, 39, to critical treatment when it mattered most.

Patient Story

‘I wanted to live’

After surviving some of the worst injuries trauma doctors have ever seen, Kim DeWind intends to "live life a little fuller."

Patient Story

‘The best decision’

After brain surgery, a Michigan teen is finally winning in his lifelong battle against seizures.

Patient Story

‘Time equals brain’

When she suffered a stroke, quick treatment led Mary Kleinheksel to a remarkable recovery—and a chance to sing again.

Patient Story

A new heart for ‘Gram-Gram’

Though Katie Watkins looked healthy on the outside, her weak heart couldn’t sustain her much longer. Organ donation provided new life.

Patient Story

‘Happy hermit’ rides again

A stroke suspended Gray Rushin’s cross-country bicycle journey with 1,700 miles to go. Two years later, he returned to Michigan to finish the trip.

Top 10 cholesterol-busters

Simple, subtle changes to your diet could help protect you from heart disease and stroke.

Patient Story

‘A lot to live for’

A fast-acting medical team helped a Michigan businessman survive an aneurysm and a stroke.

‘They acted so fast’

A retired Michigan grocer is alive today thanks to his wife's quick reaction and a speedy response from an expert stroke team.

Patient Story

‘I’m doing better’

After a stroke left him unable to speak, a Michigan business leader has found new hope with speech therapy.

Patient Story

Next best thing to being there

Telestroke technology puts remote patients like Larry Veldink face-to-face with neurologists at the stroke center.

Patient Story

‘So glad to be alive for my kids’

After a stroke at age 30, Josh Crandall-Morgan gets inspiration from his children as he works toward independence.