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Amy Steinbrech spent the last night of 2012 with family. She enjoyed a glass of wine with dinner, then they all hung out and watched a movie. Early on the first morning of 2013, the 40-year-old public relations specialist was …
Ryan Banks was sitting in his high school art class in Trenton, Ohio, when he began feeling funny. He texted his mom, Sherry, that his right arm was
Last Memorial Day, Teri Ackerson finished a 6-mile run in preparation for her next marathon, went home for a shower, then visited a Starbucks for a latte with
Many U.S. women don’t know most of the warning signs of stroke , according to research conducted by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and released Wednesday. In a
Every 15-minute delay in delivering a clot-busting drug after stroke robs survivors of about a month of disability-free life, according to a new study. In addition, each minute faster the
SimpleScience@Heart: Speed matters in stroke treatment: 30-minute delay = 10 percent drop in good recovery
It’s the terrifying math of stroke treatment: For every 30-minute delay, chances of good recovery go down 10 percent. Here’s how the 30-10 Formula works. New research shows that