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stroke

Patient Story

‘I thank God every day’

Quick removal of a blood clot led to Linda Raterink's near-total recovery from a stroke in a vital part of her brain.

When ‘good’ cholesterol is bad for older women

How high is "too high" when it comes to HDL cholesterol?

Even at ‘safe’ levels, air pollution may boost health risk

Take care when air quality gets dodgy, particularly on hot summer days.

Marriage is good medicine for the heart

People never married, divorced or widowed have a 42 percent higher risk of cardiovascular disease, and a 55 percent higher risk of death from stroke.

Patient Story

‘I refuse to quit’

Partially paralyzed by a spinal stroke, Kevin Hanlon is determined to run a 5K.

New babies—made for the shade

Fresh air and sunshine are great for older kids, but newborns should be kept under cover.

Patient Story

Once blind, her eye can now see

After a woman suffers a stroke that affects her retina, hyperbaric medicine treatments help restore vision.

The darker side of inflammation

Bouts of inflammation can help fight viruses and other foreign invaders—but chronic inflammation is a different story altogether.

Patient Story

A tale of two strokes

After back-to-back strokes, each reversed with a thrombectomy, Gary Cole, 74, feels ‘darn lucky’ to be getting back to life as usual.

Patient Story

‘All I can do is thank God’

A pregnant mother, paralyzed by a stroke, makes a remarkable recovery.

Restless legs linked to brain changes

Study provides a jumping off point for more research and the development of new therapies.

Control blood pressure to keep dementia at bay?

Doing so will also reduce risk of heart attack, stroke and kidney disease.

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