PATIENT STORY

Stroke survivor—again

With rapid medical attention, John Hoyt quickly triumphed over his second stroke.

July 19, 2017 2

Could chocolate guard against an irregular heartbeat?

13-year study finds lower odds for atrial fibrillation in people eating moderate amounts of the treat.

June 5, 2017 2

Speed is key when a stroke strikes

Getting help fast can save lives and lower disability.

May 20, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I felt like I was dying all the time’

After battling back from a heart condition and leukemia, Liz Klinkoski, 31, is now recovering from a stroke.

May 15, 2017 6

Common food nutrient tied to risky blood clotting

Gut bacteria reacts to compound in eggs and meat to produce chemical that ups heart disease risk.

May 2, 2017 0

When oxygen runs low, the naked mole-rat finds a way

These unique mammals may teach humans tricks to lessen effects of stroke, heart attack.

April 30, 2017 0

Do diet sodas pose health risks?

Study suggests—but does not prove—a possible link to stroke, dementia.

April 27, 2017 0

10 daily servings of fruits, veggies = recipe for longevity

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer.

March 2, 2017 1

Stroke and anemia: Deadly pair?

Older stroke victims with anemia are up to twice as likely to die within a year, compared to non-anemic patients, study finds.

February 25, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘It doesn’t look like you had a stroke’

With quick action, surgery and medication, Darlene Smitter avoided major brain damage.

February 8, 2017 2

Here’s your wakeup call

Doctors warn of sleep apnea’s outsized role in aggravating—and in some cases creating—a host of ailments.

February 2, 2017 1

Faith and trust

When Gerald Peters suffered a stroke, he and his wife found care and rehabilitation close to home.

January 27, 2017 0