Stroke

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More Than 8 Hours Of Sleep Linked To Increased Stroke Risk

Could getting more than eight hours of sleep a night be a bad thing?

02/26/2015

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Bob Neumeier In Hospital After Suffering Stroke

Veteran Boston sportscaster and talk show host Bob Neumeier is in the hospital after suffering a stroke Wednesday night.

10/31/2014

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Boston Doctors Save Woman Who Suffered Stroke On Flight From London

Boston, as it turns out, might well have been a life-saving destination for the Scottish woman.

03/19/2014

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Brigham And Women’s Study To Test ‘Chocolate’ Pills For Heart Health

It sounds like research that people would line up to take part in – a study to see whether the nutrients in dark chocolate can help prevent heart attacks and strokes.

03/17/2014

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Stroke Strikes Growing Number Of Young Adults

Stroke has traditionally been thought to strike older individuals. But now a new study in the Lancet medical journal shows a growing number of young and middle-aged adults being affected by it.

10/20/2013

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Young Stroke Victim On The Road To Recovery

A fundraiser is set for a 22-year-old East Bridgewater woman who suffered a stroke back in January.

03/28/2013

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VIDEO: Unique Service Saves Heart Patient

A patient shares her story after suffering a stroke at the age of 33. Today, Lily Burns is healthy and active after undergoing surgery to repair a hole in her heart.

01/04/2013

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South Pole Evacuee Cleared To Leave Hospital

Renee-Nicole Douceur has been cleared to leave a Maryland hospital and is heading to Vermont to recover.

11/02/2011

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Sick New Hampshire Engineer Finally Leaves South Pole

A sick New Hampshire woman who’s been working on the South Pole for a year has successfully arrived on a plane in New Zealand for treatment.

10/17/2011

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NH Resident Set To Be Evacuated From South Pole

A cargo plane that’ll evacuate a sick engineer from the South Pole arrived Friday at a base in Antarctica.

10/15/2011

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