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  1. The Science-Backed Reason Schools Should Start LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Switched

    ... without the typical risk factors, like being overweight or having a family history, short sleep can up your risk for stroke, according to 2012 research. Adults who regularly slept fewer than six hours a night had four times the risk of stroke ...

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  2. February is American Heart MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | New York Daily News

    ... For many people, the first red flag is a major cardiac event. "Some people have no symptoms until a heart attack, stroke, or cardiac arrest," says Fuster. "These are the three most important events that can take place, and they can be fatal - which ...

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  3. Gordie Howe gets to SaskatoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... progress to his stem cell therapy has been disputed by some medical professionals, who say his improvement after a stroke last year may have been part of a normal recovery process. I tried to synthesize the divergent views last December. What isn't ...

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  4. Women more susceptible to stroke: Know the signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    Bethany Gaul thought she was too young to be at risk for having a stroke at age 32, but she wasn't. Bethany experienced disorientation, got lost inside the building where she has worked for years and dented her car several times trying to get into a parking space.

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  5. Letnick: Protect your heart all year longRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... on your part to make the first move and reduce the chances of being another heart disease statistic. The Heart and Stroke Foundation says there is one sudden cardiac arrest every four hours, and that more than 2000 British Columbians die from sudden ...

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  6. Early Stroke Care Can Start With ParamedicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Mental Help Net

    It's possible for paramedics to deliver immediate drug treatment to stroke patients, new research suggests. The study, funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke , was published in the Feb. 5 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine .

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  7. San Jose: Grateful boy travels in rain to thank firefighters for giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Milpitas Post

    ... surgeries through the years so he could walk with the help of prosthetics. On the night his mother experienced stroke symptoms -- she suffered a major stroke last year which left her paralyzed on the left side of her body -- Joshua was two weeks ...

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  8. Maple Ridge group sings for the heart on Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

    With proceeds going to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Local Chords will sing their hearts out to lucky recipients in Maple Ridge this Saturday, Feb. 14. The Local Chords are available to deliver singing telegrams to lucky recipients within Maple Ridge on Valentine's Day, with proceeds going to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. February is Heart Month.

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  9. Get to know stroke symptoms and act fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Lancashire Telegraph

    Since the Act FAST campaign launched in 2009, an additional 38,600 people have got to hospital within the vital three-hour window The national campaign launches will run throughout February focusing on teaching people not only to recognise the signs of a stroke, but also of a mini stroke which is often a precursor to a full stroke. One in 5 people who experience a mini stroke go on to have a stroke in the next few days.

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  10. Stroke Support Group to meet WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The Stroke Support Group sponsored by Enloe Medical Center will meet 3-4 p.m. Wednesday at Enloe Conference Center, 1528 The Esplanade.

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  11. Thornbury pub helps stroke support groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Gazette Series

    Landlady Sandra Davies said the Thornbury and District Stroke Group had been chosen as the charity of the month and it was hoped to raise enough money to take members on a coach trip.

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  12. Northern Ireland hospitals are ready to act FASTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Ballymoney Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Stroke is a common cause of death and disability in Northern Ireland so the Public Health Agency is reminding people to 'act FAST' if they see someone having a stroke.

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  13. Thumbnail imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | This is South Wales

    JOHN Murphy had no plans to be an author, but a stroke changed all that. His positive response to his illness was to write an e-book about his experience to help other sufferers.

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  14. Gordie Howe's stem cell therapy raises concerns among regenerative medicine expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Vancouver Sun

    ... year. Marty Howe hopes his father is able to make public appearances soon. Gordie Howe's son says the hockey legend's stroke symptoms have improved since his treatment with stem cells at a Mexican clinic in early December and he wants him to repeat ...

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  15. Campaign starts February 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Lifestyles

    The local Heart Month campaign for the Heart and Stroke Foundation is about to begin, and a launch was held January 25 at the Estevan Public Library. Local campaign coordinator Tamara Bloor made a presentation to the individuals who have volunteered to canvass neighbourhoods.

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  16. Howe's stem cell treatment raises concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2013 | InsideHalton.com

    Gordie Howe's son says the hockey legend's stroke symptoms have improved since his treatment with stem cells at a Mexican clinic in early December and he wants him to repeat the procedure. But regenerative medicine experts say there's no scientific evidence such therapies work, and in some cases they can be seriously harmful or even deadly.

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  17. Caution raised over Gordie Howe's Mexican stem cell treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | CBC News

    Gordie Howe's son says the hockey legend's stroke symptoms have improved since his treatment with stem cells at a Mexican clinic in early December and he wants him to repeat the procedure. But Mick Bhatia, director of McMaster University's Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute warns there's no scientific evidence that such therapies work, and in some cases they can be seriously harmful or even deadly.

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  18. Historic winter ER surge continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Star Phoenix

    ... attending the specular displays at Paris' haute couture week Wednesday. Gordie Howe's son says the hockey legend's stroke symptoms have improved since his treatment with stem cells at a Mexican clinic in early December and he wants him to repeat the ...

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  19. Gordie Howe's 'miracle' in Mexico stirs experts' doubts about stem-cell therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    Hockey legend Gordie Howe's stroke symptoms have improved since his treatment with stem cells at a Mexican clinic in early December, his son says. Hockey legend Gordie Howe's stroke symptoms have improved since his treatment with stem cells at a Mexican clinic in early December, his son says.

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  20. Aspirin for the Prevention of Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism: The INSPIRE CollaborationRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | CiteULike

    ... known, to assess the effect of aspirin versus placebo on recurrent VTE, major vascular events (recurrent VTE, MI, stroke and CVD death) and bleeding, overall and within predefined subgroups. The primary analysis, for VTE, was by intention to treat ...

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