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La Crosse receives Primary Stroke Center recertification
Also received was the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus achievement award for the sixth year in a row.
Eau Claire recognized for commitment to quality stroke care
For the fifth consecutive year, Eau Claire received the Get With the Guidelines — Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.
Hometown Health Blog
Women and stroke: What you need to know
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death for women. Learn why women have a greater risk than men and how to spot a stroke quickly.
Say cheeseburger: Patient smiling thanks to special treat
After Taylor Suhr had a stroke, he needed to relearn how to do many things, including eating. Speech pathology helped him regain those abilities and rewarded him with the cheeseburger he'd been craving.
Is it a stroke? How to know and help
With a stroke, every minute counts. If you suspect someone is experiencing a stroke, conducting a FAST test can help save their life and prevent long-term disabilities.
With stroke, time is survival
Stroke symptoms come on suddenly. There’s an acronym to make it easy to recognize and act on these symptoms: Think FAST.
A team approach to stoke recovery
Stroke recovery can be difficult and takes time. But the good news is that a diversified team of health care specialists is available to help each patient.
Medication, surgery help Lloyd Heubner quickly recover after stroke
Thanks to clot-busting medication and surgery, Lloyd Huebner is back in the game after a stroke — just in time to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at a local baseball team's "Strike Out Stroke" game.
Who is most at risk for a stroke?
Although stroke risk increases after age 55, many factors play a role in who has one. Learn about risks and preventive steps you can take to reduce personal risk for stroke.
Stroke: What it is and the different types
You probably know what a heart attack is, but did know you that a stroke is a medical emergency that also could be called a "brain attack?" Here are the details and explanation of the two types of stroke.
Woman recovers from rare type of stroke
Laurie West was recovering well from knee surgery. That changed 11 days after her surgery when she experienced two types of stroke at the same time.
Video visits help therapy patients recover at home
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.
Man survives stroke being in right place at right time
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.
Young man in Red Wing survives an older man's emergency
While Doug Larsen hung out with his boys, he began experiencing double vision and couldn’t text. It became clear he was having a stroke.