Tag: stroke

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Augusta Health Stroke Program honored by American Heart Association

The Augusta Health Stroke Program has received the Get with the Guidelines—Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award.

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Working up a sweat to benefit stroke research

The Spokes for Strokes event will benefit lifesaving research at the University of Virginia Health System.

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Be Stroke Aware presentation by Augusta Health at the Wayne Theatre on May 16

Augusta Health will lead a presentation on stroke awareness as part of the Wayne Theatre Signature Speaker Series.

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UVA pioneers use of tablets to improve stroke care

The standard neurological screening exam in a stroke evaluation is the National Institutes of Health’s Stroke Scale.

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Local art exhibition seeks to raise stroke awareness

“Strokes of Distinction,” a new art exhibition in Harrisonburg, will display works depicting the artists’ interpretations of conversations with stroke survivors.

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VCU Health System, Sheltering Arms Hospital form joint venture

VCU Health System and Sheltering Arms Hospital have signed an agreement to jointly address the need for stroke and brain injury care.

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Common blood test could predict risk of second stroke

A new discovery about ischemic stroke may allow to doctors to predict patients’ risk of having a second stroke using a commonly performed blood test and their genetic profile.

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Augusta Health Events Calendar – March 2016

2016 calendar for Augusta Health including blood pressure screening, Kid’s Day, Lunch and Learn, screenings, classes and support group information.

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Sweeping review of human genome reveals stroke risk genes

Researchers have completed what is believed to be the most comprehensive review of the human genome to identify genes that predispose people to ischemic stroke.


JMU, Sentara RMH collaborate to help stroke survivors, caregivers

James Madison University, in collaboration with the Sentara RMH Stroke Program and Stuart Pimsler Dance and Theater, will provide a series of movement workshops to stroke survivors and their partners in early April.


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