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For the second consecutive year, Eau Claire has received the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association's Get With the Guidelines — Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award,...
Two-year recertification as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission included a Certificate of Distinction.
Stroke is the third leading cause of death for women, and each year 55,000 more women than men have a stroke. But there's good news: You can so something about it.
Stroke symptoms come on suddenly, and there’s an acronym to make it easy to recognize and act on these symptoms: Think FAST.
Patients recovering from stroke and orthopedic surgery, and children experiencing speech difficulties are among the growing number of patients now using video visits. Discover the benefits of rehab therapy video visits.
Ken Eckes was in the right place at the right time when he had a stroke. Thanks to quick treatment, he is back in the game and threw out the ceremonial first pitch at a local baseball team's "Strike Out Stroke" game.
When an infant suffers a stroke in utero, the effects of the stroke can impact the child for life. If treated promptly, the complications from a stroke can greatly be reduced. Read on to learn how one La Crosse family was able to get the immediate help their child needed.
The week after The Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa, Dave Berg was feeling great. But he didn't realize he would soon be the beneficiary of coordinated care after having a stroke.
Steve Brock thought he had slept on his arm wrong, causing it to go numb. He didn’t learn until a few days later that he was having a stroke.
When 62-year-old Mankato resident Dale Hachfeld’s coworkers first heard him slurring his words, they thought he was trying to be funny. But when his left side gave way and he started to fall over, his coworkers knew it was no joke.
The first sign of trouble was a strange sensation in Dolores Brumm’s right arm. Just a few minutes later, the 88-year-old Eitzen resident knew something was definitely wrong.
“It was like a light switch went off.” That is how Mark Diers describes how he felt on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. He was at work at a retail store when, suddenly, he had trouble speaking and couldn’t make his right hand work correctly.
Just about everyone knows someone that has had a stroke or has heard about stroke. Do you know that the chance of dying from a stroke is on the decline?
As Joe and Pat Burns found out recently, when it comes to treating a stroke, it’s all about time.
“You need to start treatment quickly, within about three hours, for it to be most effective,” says Joe, a Fairmont resident and retired social studies teacher. Joe should know: he has survived two strokes, thanks in part to the quick action of his wife, Pat, and caregivers at Mayo Clinic Health System.