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Brain stents show big promise for certain stroke patients

...likely to be alive and able to live independently three months after their stroke, doctors said Wednesday at an American Stroke Association conference in Nashville. The treatment was so successful that three studies testing it were stopped early...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-11/brain-stents-show-big-promise-certa
New stroke program improves treatment

...Because of the significance of time in stroke treatment, in 2010 the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association launched a national quality improvement program to decrease the time between when a stroke patient arrives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-06-11/new-stroke-program-improves-
Gladys Cook

...leave a word of condolence for the Cook family. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, 4217 Park Place Ct., Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979 The family will greet friends on Sunday afternoon from...

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Know warnings, get quick help, for hope after stroke

...United States, 1.4 million more women than men are living with the effects of stroke, according to the American Stroke Association.Every year 55,000 more women than men have a stroke, and twice as many women die of stroke than breast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2010-05-01/know-warnings-ge
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...window in which to deliver medication to help prevent or reduce its debilitating effects. According to the American Stroke Association, fewer than 3 percent of patients receive medication within that time. Those at risk include people older...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/11/met_135373.shtml
Metro
Southern cuisine increases stroke risk

...the region has a much higher stroke rate, research released Thursday found.In findings presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-02-07/southern-cuisine-increases-s
12-year-old making 4th trip to D.C. to address lawmakers about stroke

...today at a briefing on pediatric stroke for members of Congress sponsored by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and other groups.The 12-year-old Evans girl suffered a stroke before she was born, which left her with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2010-05-24/12-year-old-making-4th-tr
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Bruschi living inspiring story

...this point is a victory for me in itself," the playmaking linebacker said. "I have been working with the American Stroke Association a lot and I know this is a victory for all stroke survivors as well." What he's done has been nothing short...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/29/pro_185295.shtml
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Web cameras help stroke patients at rural hospitals

...of the Center for Cerebrovascular Disease at Duke University and chairman of the advisory committee of the American Stroke Association. Giving a clot-buster to the wrong kind of stroke patient could be deadly so a CT scan and a careful evaluation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/18/met_388652.shtml
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Internet camera allows better look at rural hospitals' stroke patients

...Goldstein, the director of the Center for Cerebrovascular Disease at Duke University and the chairman of the American Stroke Association's advisory committee. Giving a clot-buster to the wrong kind of stroke patient could be deadly, so a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/19/met_389076.shtml
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