Stroke

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Back from the Brink

Nobody expects to experience sudden cardiac arrest and the possibility of brain injury — especially an active young mother with a healthy lifestyle.

03/20/2015

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When @#%!! Threatens the Heart

We all have times when bad temper gets the best of us. But letting anger escalate to an outpouring of rage can unleash more than just harsh words.

03/20/2015

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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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