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  1. Henrik Lundqvist says he was at risk for strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 |

    Yet the Rangers' franchise goalie, out a minimum of three weeks with a sprained blood vessel and quite possibly longer, acknowledged things could have been seriously wrong in his life had he continued playing. "If I would keep playing, I'd run the big risk of having a stroke," Lundqvist said prior to Sunday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Stars at Madison Square Garden, his first time meeting the media since the nature of the injury was revealed.


  2. Henrik Lundqvist has sprained blood vessel, will miss at least three weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Newsday

    ... this time of year. But again, it could have been worse. . . . If I would keep playing, I'd run the risk of having a stroke." "I feel pretty good right now, for a couple of days my neck was stiff, now it's more accepting that I have to rest," he ...


  3. Lundqvist: Playing hurt could have led to strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | CBS Sports

    ... he had suffered a sprained blood vessel. He also said that if he continued playing, he would have been at risk of stroke . So how did this not get caught immediately? Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News filled in that blank from Lundqvist's news ...


  4. Go Red event calls attention to stroke risk, especially for womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | KTAR

    Alma Yap, a nurse at Phoenix Baptist Hospital, said in her experience women tend to ignore stroke symptoms more often than men. The hospital held a Go Red event Friday to educate people about the dangers of strokes, heart disease and diabetes.


  5. Lundqvist talks injury while Rangers fall to Stars in OTRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... the point of being life-threatening, but if he'd kept playing, Lundqvist said he would have "run the risk of having a stroke." Now, the 32-year-old goaltender has been assured that once he heals, "it won't be an issue moving forward after that." ...


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

    Feb 8, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Feb 7, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Feb 7, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Feb 6, 2015 | 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.


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

    Feb 6, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Feb 6, 2015 | 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 .


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

    Feb 6, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Feb 6, 2015 | 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.


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

    Feb 6, 2015 | 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.


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

    Feb 6, 2015 | 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.


  16. 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.


  17. 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.


  18. 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.


  19. 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 ...


  20. 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.