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  1. Special Ambulance Delivers Vital Stroke Care More QuicklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | MedlinePlus

    Stroke outcomes are better when patients are treated in an ambulance by a neurologist equipped with a CT scanner and clot-busting drugs, German researchers report. The sooner patients get the clot dissolver -- tissue plasminogen activator -- the better the outcome after a stroke, the researchers noted.

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  2. Long-term overtreatment with anti-clotting/antiplatelet drug combo may raise risk of dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Science Daily

    Long-term overtreatment with the anti-clotting drug warfarin combined with antiplatelet therapy to prevent stroke may raise the risk of dementia in people with atrial fibrillation, researchers report. Atrial fibrillation is a common heart rhythm abnormality that raises the risk of stroke and all common forms of dementia.

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  3. Redlands Community Hospital honored for stroke treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Redlands Community Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. Get With The Guidelines Stroke helps hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, research-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients.

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  4. Watsonville Community Hospital, Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center named top performersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... in 10 areas during 2013, including surgical care, pneumonia, heart attack, heart failure, children's asthma, stroke, venous thromboembolism, perinatal care, inpatient psychiatric services and immunizations. Each measure represents an evidence-based ...

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  5. Ex-UH basketball coach suffers stroke symptomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Then-Hawaii head coach Riley Wallace before the start of final home game of his career against Boise State at Stan Sheriff Center in March 2007. Former University of Hawaii basketball coach Riley Wallace was admitted to Maui Memorial Medical Center after experiencing symptoms consistent with a minor stroke, according to a family friend.

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  6. Newton Medical Center Honored with Quality Achievement Award for Stroke CareRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | TheAlternativePress.com

    Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. Get With The Guidelines-Stroke helps hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, research-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients.

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  7. Stroke treatment breakthroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | News 4 Jax

    ... WE TALKED TO THE SURVIVOR AND HER DOCTORS. ISSUED NOT BE ALIVE RIGHT NOW. THIS IS JANET TLT MANDARIN MOM SURVEYING STROKE PATIENT THANKS TO BAROMETRIC PRESSURE ADVERTISE MEDICAL CENTER JACKSONVILLE. MY DOCTOR I REMEMBER HE CAME AND CHECKED ON ME ...

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  8. Here's a 'dry' column on xerostomiaRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Community Voice

    ... to certain diseases and certain medications. Dry mouth is found in anxiety disorders, diabetes, diet deficiencies, stroke, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Sjogren's disease, HIV-disease, Hepatitis C infection and as a result of radiation ...

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  9. Campaign looking for volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Lifestyles

    The annual Heart Month campaign for the Saskatchewan Heart and Stroke Foundation is still more than two months away, but the search for volunteers has already begun. Local campaign coordinator Tamara Bloor said she wants to significantly expand the campaign in Estevan in 2015.

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  10. Program introduced at London hospitals leads to faster stroke treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The London Free Press

    Until recently, if you were going to have a stroke in London, it was better to do so someplace other than at the hospital. For though London hospitals had a system to quickly assess and treat stroke victims who arrive from the community, that systemic approach was missing within the hospitals - but that's changed.

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  11. Effect of once-daily, low-dose aspirin on cardiovascular death, other outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... aspirin would reduce the total number of cardiovascular (CV) events (death from CV causes, nonfatal heart attack or stroke) compared with no aspirin in Japanese patients 60 years or older with hypertension, diabetes, or poor cholesterol or ...

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  12. Antiplatelet-Anti-Clotting Therapy may be Associated with Increased...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | PRWeb

    "Patients, and their doctors, need to know when the treatments they receive may jeopardize their health in different and dangerous ways." says Gary Falkowitz, Managing Attorney at Parker Waichman Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm representing patients injured by drugs, comments on a recent research presentation concerning long-term treatment with warfarin combined with antiplatelet therapy and either aspirin or clopidigrel for stroke prevention.

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  13. Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute Awarded Get With The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | PRWeb

    ... Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute earned the award from the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association by achieving 85 percent or higher adherence to all Get with the Guidelines-Heart Failure Performance Achievement ...

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  14. Multidisciplinary Stroke CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Advance

    As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, multidisciplinary care is becoming a more common approach to patient treatment. In the case of a stroke, not only is it important for a patient to have access to a wide variety of care immediately, but it's important that this care remains continuous as they are subsequently treated and evaluated.

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  15. Job authority increases depression symptoms in women, decreases them in menRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Science Daily

    ... distractions, The cerebral cortex lacks the ability to replace neurons that die as a result of Alzheimer's, stroke, and other devastating diseases. A new study shows that a Sox2 protein, alone or in combination In contrast to the lay stereotype, ...

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  16. The Valley Hospital Earns 'Top Performer' Recognition from The Joint CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Patch.com

    ... patients with certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children's asthma, stroke, venous thromboembolism and perinatal care, as well as for inpatient psychiatric services and immunizations. Valley is one ...

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  17. Could Too Much Medication for Irregular Heartbeat Raise Dementia Risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Health.com

    ... quickly and irregularly. These abnormal contractions allow blood to pool in the heart, forming clots that can cause a stroke if they break off and are carried into the brain. However, too much anti-clotting medication may raise the chances of tiny ...

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  18. Too Much of Two Drugs May Increase Risk of DementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | PsychCentral

    Long-term overtreatment with the anti-clotting drug warfarin, combined with antiplatelet therapy with aspirin or clopidigrel to prevent stroke, may increase the risk of dementia in people with atrial fibrillation, according to a new research. Atrial fibrillation is a common heart rhythm abnormality that raises the risk of stroke and all common forms of dementia, according to researchers, who presented their findings at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2014.

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  19. Long-term overtreatment with anti-clotting/antiplatelet drug combo may raise risk of dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Long-term overtreatment with the anti-clotting drug warfarin, combined with antiplatelet therapy with aspirin or clopidigrel to prevent stroke, may raise the risk of dementia in people with atrial fibrillation, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2014. Atrial fibrillation is a common heart rhythm abnormality that raises the risk of stroke and all common forms of dementia.

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  20. Campaign looking for volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Lifestyles

    The annual Heart Month campaign for the Saskatchewan Heart and Stroke Foundation is still more than two months away, but the search for volunteers has already begun. Local campaign coordinator Tamara Bloor said she wants to significantly expand the campaign in Estevan in 2015.

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