Category Archives: Stroke

New Stroke Treatment Improves Outcomes

New Stroke Treatment Improves Outcomes Stroke treatments using a new generation of blood clot removal devices are showing significantly improved outcomes that could benefit about 60,000 people per year. Treatment is still dependent, however, on early recognition of stroke symptoms. Stroke Treatment Trials Show Promise Two studies released this year show a major improvement over…
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May is Stroke Awareness Month: Here’s What You Need to Know

In the U.S. someone dies from stroke every 4 minutes. May is stroke awareness month, so it is literally time to do something about it! Discuss these alarming U.S. stroke stats in your next CPR or First Aid class: Strokes kill about 130,000 Americans each year. That’s 1 of every 20 deaths! There are 800,000…
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