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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

Renee-Nicole Douceur. (Photo Credit: Seacoastonline.com)

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

Renee-Nicole Douceur. (Photo Credit: Seacoastonline.com)

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

Renee-Nicole Douceur. (Photo Credit: Seacoastonline.com)

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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Study: Diet Soda Drinkers At Higher Risk Of Stroke

If you drink diet soda to help cut down on how many calories you’re consuming, you may actually be increasing your risk of having a stroke.

02/09/2011

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