Tag: strokes

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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.


Potential fountain of youth gene helps block heart attacks, stroke

A gene that scientific dogma insists is inactive in adults plays a role in preventing the underlying cause of heart attacks and strokes.


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Leading cause of stroke in young going untreated

Ateriovenous malformations, the most common cause of strokes in children and young adults, are sometimes left untreated, but a sweeping new study strongly suggests that is generally a mistake.


UVA to determine best drug to stop potentially deadly seizures

Researchers at the UVA School of Medicine are launching a major clinical trial to determine the best medication to save people from potentially deadly prolonged seizures known as status epilepticus.


Health officials kick off 100 Congregations for Million Hearts

The Virginia Department of Health Office of Minority Health and Health Equity kicked off its 100 Congregations for Million Hearts faith-based campaign.


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EMU Athlete Of The Week: Caleb Schlabach

This week’s EMU Athlete of the week is being award to Caleb Schlabach (Millersburg, Ohio/Hiland) for demonstrating his ability to significantly improve every round this fall on the golf course.


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