Cardiovascular Health Information/Heart / Stroke-Related: Stroke

November 1, 2018

Hospital Infections in Stroke Patients Raise Other Risks

THURSDAY, Nov. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When stroke patients get an infection while in the hospital, that may raise the chances they will wind up […]
November 1, 2018

One Man's Journey Back From Stroke at 52

THURSDAY, Nov. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Price Woodward was the picture of health at age 52. He lived an active lifestyle and ran marathons. He […]
October 22, 2018

AHA: The Heart Problem This Stroke, Bypass Surgery Survivor Wasn't Expecting

MONDAY, Oct. 22, 2018 (American Heart Association) — When Tom Broussard came out of quadruple heart bypass surgery, the then-59-year-old was just glad to have avoided […]
October 18, 2018

AHA: Ozone Pollution May Be Linked to a Type of Bleeding Stroke

THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Exposure to the main ingredient in smog may be linked to a type of bleeding stroke, according to […]
September 20, 2018

Easing Sleep Apnea May Be Key to Stroke Recovery

THURSDAY, Sept. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Sleep apnea is a known risk factor for stroke, and new research suggests that curbing the condition might also […]
June 20, 2018

AHA: A Daughter's School Lesson Helped Save a Mom's Life

WEDNESDAY, June 20, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Christa Murphy was in the bathroom getting ready for work, yet the routine wasn’t going like it should. […]
May 17, 2018

Scans Can Tell How Long Ago a Stroke Occurred

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new MRI scanning technique can help doctors better nail down when a person has suffered a stroke and […]
May 3, 2018

AHA: Paramedics Break Down Door to Save 28-Year-Old Having Stroke

THURSDAY, May 3, 2018 (American Heart Association) — When Kevin Duane saw his wife Alyssa sprawled on the floor of their kitchen, surrounded by an EMT […]
April 20, 2018

AHA: Infections Could Trigger Stroke in Pregnant Women During Delivery

FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Pregnant women who have an infection when they enter the hospital for delivery might be at higher risk […]