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Blog Posts in September, 2015

Lowering Your Risk for a Second Stroke

Did you know that about 185,000 of the 795,000 strokes that occur annually are recurrent strokes? In fact, about one-quarter of Americans who have a stroke will suffer at least one more in their ...
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Exploring the Emergency Procedures for Stroke Treatment

The outcome of a stroke is highly dependent on the emergency care provided for the episode, since permanent brain damage will continue to take place until blood flow is effectively restored in the ...
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What Happens When Someone Goes into Cardiac Arrest?

Cardiac arrest is a frequently misunderstood condition, because people often mistake cardiac arrest for a heart attack. While a heart attack occurs when blood flow to the heart is cut off, cardiac ...
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A Look at the Link Between Brain Aneurysm and Stroke

Within the brain tissue, there are many small blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood throughout the brain to support proper function. Through time, areas of these blood vessels may develop abnormal ...
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