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  1. Stephen Thomas Leah Releases DECEPTIONRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    A doctor uncovers a revolutionary treatment for stroke survivors, revealing it to a young man while vacationing on the West Indies island of St. Kitts in the new novel by author Stephen Thomas Leah, "Deception" . Protagonist Matthew Michellin is a stroke survivor who travels to St. Kitts with his Russian girlfriend for what he thinks will be an uneventful vacation - until he meets a complete stranger.

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  2. Antiplatelet Drug Vorapaxar (Zontivity) Shows Promise in Treatment of Peripheral Artery DiseaseRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | P&T Community

    ... TRA 2A P TIMI 50 study, in which vorapaxar was shown to reduce the rate of a combined endpoint of CV death, MI, stroke, and urgent coronary revascularization when added to aspirin and/or clopidogrel. The prescribing information for vorapaxar ...

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  3. Teenager with stroke symptoms actually had Lyme diseaseRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Science Daily

    A Swiss teenager, recently returned home from a discotheque, came to the emergency department with classic sudden symptoms of stroke, only to be diagnosed with Lyme disease, clinicians report. A Swiss teenager, recently returned home from a discotheque, came to the emergency department with classic sudden symptoms of stroke, only to be diagnosed with Lyme disease.

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  4. Safer drug combination found for patients with high-risk atrial fibrillationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Patients with high-risk atrial fibrillation, or AFib, often require one drug to regulate heart rhythm and a second drug to thin their blood and reduce the risk of stroke. A recent study led by a University of Missouri School of Medicine cardiologist found that use of a newer blood thinner significantly decreased the risk of strokes for patients with AFib who require both types of medication.

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  5. Many in US live too far from advanced stroke careRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Fox News

    Dr. Marcie Bockbrader adjusts an external brain stimulator on stroke survivor Debbie Hall at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Many Americans would not have quick access to the best healthcare options during a stroke, even under the most ideal circumstances, according to a new computer model.

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  6. Many Americans face long trek for stroke treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Many Americans would not have quick access to the best health care options during a stroke, even under the most ideal circumstances, according to a new computer model. In a hypothetical model , if each state had up to 20 hospitals providing the best possible care for people having strokes - which is not the current reality - more than a third of Americans would still be more than a 60-minute ambulance ride away from one of those medical centers.

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  7. Herald Living: How to make your crops tastierRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... supplement) to boost your crops grown in the ground. This, along with advice on giving your lettuce seedlings a daily stroke to improve their establishment by up to 70%, as well as spritzing your tomato plants with aspirin solution, will make some ...

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  8. Cardiovascular disease kills 51% of women in Europe and breast cancer kills 3%Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Science Daily

    ... or cardiac arrest (6,7). They need to call the emergency number urgently as soon as the symptoms of a heart attack or stroke start." Stroke symptoms include sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm and/or leg, especially on one side of the body, ...

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  9. Merck & Co. Release: Two New Post-Hoc Analyses Of Tra 2??P Timi 50...Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | BioSpace

    ... TRA 2A P TIMI 50 study, in which ZONTIVITY was shown to reduce the rate of a combined endpoint of CV death, MI, stroke and urgent coronary revascularization (UCR) when added to aspirin and/or clopidogrel. The U.S. Prescribing Information for ...

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  10. New treatment for stroke sufferersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Joey talks with Dr. Tamer Abdelhak, the medical director for neuro-critical care at Memorial Medical Center about a new stroke treatment that gives extra time to to prevent stroke damage. Joey talks with Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri about his announcement yesterday that he plans to retire at the end of this month.

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  11. Two New Post-Hoc Analyses of Tra 2A P Timi 50 Study Showed...Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Freshnews

    ... TRA 2 P TIMI 50 study, in which ZONTIVITY was shown to reduce the rate of a combined endpoint of CV death, MI, stroke and urgent coronary revascularization (UCR) when added to aspirin and/or clopidogrel. The U.S. Prescribing Information for ...

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  12. Stroke centers 'over an hour away' for one third of AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Medical News Today

    It is vital that treatment for stroke is given as quickly as possible in order to minimize the amount of long-term damage that occurs. Unfortunately, a new study has suggested that one third of Americans would be unable to access a primary stroke center within 1 hour should they need to.

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  13. Risk-Benefit Profile of Warfarin Versus Aspirin in Patients With...Read the original story

    Mar 1, 2013 | Circulation

    From the Department of Neurology, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan , Department of Neurology, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkuo, Taiwan ; Stroke Center, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA ; Department of Neurology, Ilsan Paik Hospital, Inje University, South Korea ; and Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC . Correspondence to Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, MSc, Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas St, CSB 301 MSC 606, Charleston, SC 29425-6160.

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  14. Faster Treatment for Stroke PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    ... to your colleagues, clients or customers visit http://www.djreprints.com. Inside the Cleveland Clinic' Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit, a patient is assessed by a team including a neurologist via live-streaming video and other telemedicine technology ...

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  15. Does long-term acetaminophen use raise health risks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... in the digestive tract, the paper reports. The medication also has been linked to increased risk of heart attack, stroke and high blood pressure, the study authors noted. One cited study even showed that overuse of acetaminophen can increase a ...

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  16. Five thing you can do to look and feel youngerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Fox News

    Here's a universal truth: We can't instinctively always know what the right food and fitness choices are-we need someone to show us the way. There's a huge cross section of people who want and need to lose 20 pounds to be healthier -- but that doesn't mean 20 is a magic number for everyone - some of you will want to lose more, some will need to lose less .

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  17. Marriages more likely to end in divorce when wives get sickRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Science Daily

    ... health further." The researchers focused the study on four illnesses -- cancer, heart disease, lung disease, and stroke -- to determine if the type or severity made a difference in divorce rates. While there was some variation, the results for each ...

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  18. Study: Marriages More Likely to End in Divorce When Wives Get SickRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Newswise

    ... their health further." The researchers focused the study on four illnesses - cancer, heart disease, lung disease, and stroke - to determine if the type or severity made a difference in divorce rates. While there was some variation, the results for ...

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  19. Canadian taste test: Do we like it salty or sweet?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | CBC News

    ... high blood pressure, the leading risk for death in the world, because it increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, according to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. He notes that when Campbell Soup Co. brought out lower-sodium versions of its ...

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  20. Act FAST on signs of strokeRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Morpeth Herald

    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. Health chiefs have re-launched a stroke awareness campaign to urge North East residents to act FAST if they spot the symptoms.

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