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New ambulance decals will help create more stroke survivors

…thousands of Canadians are living with the effects of stroke. Stroke is a leading cause of acquired adult disability Stroke can happen at any age. Stroke among people under 65…

“Stroke” takes on new meaning for dragon boat paddler

…Kelvin Ng, stroke physician at HHS. “Instead we treat with blood thinners to prevent the stroke from progressing and another stroke from occurring.” Since Hindmarsh was considered at a high…

React “FAST” to the signs of stroke

By: Rhonda Whiteman, clinical nurse specialist, regional stroke program, Hamilton Health Sciences. Strokes can happen to anyone, at any age. In Canada, someone has a stroke every nine minutes. A…

React “FAST” to the signs of stroke

Strokes can happen to anyone, at any age. In Canada, someone has a stroke every nine minutes. A stroke occurs suddenly and, often, without warning. A stroke happens when there’s…

Improving access to stroke care in Central South Ontario

…experiencing stroke. As of this month, all stroke care is now provided at the Hamilton General Hospital – the Regional Stroke Centre. The reason for this is simple: evidence shows…

Stopping a stroke before it happens

…the inpatient stroke unit at HGH. HGH is the regional stroke centre for central south Ontario, and provides complete stroke care from prevention to rehabilitation. Dr. David Szalay performed surgery…