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HHS Hemoglobinopathy Clinic “a lifeline” for sickle cell patients

…slows or blocks blood flow. It affects people of African, Caribbean, Latin and South American, Indian, Asian, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean descent, and can lead to health issues including strokes,…

New program enhances support for nurses

…do not provide direct patient care. Jacqueline Mallari “Recently, I was working an overnight shift when I encountered a new-to-me evaluation for a post-stroke patient,” says Jacqueline Mallari, a nurse…

Diabetes study finds a wealth of information at your fingertips

Despite being separate health conditions, diabetes and heart disease are strongly connected. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, people with diabetes are more likely to develop heart disease at…

Re-learning to speak after a stroke

…his right side,” says Michelle. “But it was his speech that was going to take some work to get back.” Stroke damage causes language challenges The stroke caused damage to…

“My wife saved my life.”

…The power of FAST “FAST highlights three very common stroke symptoms as well as the importance of being very quick to recognize and treat stroke,” says Dr. Raed Joundi, a…

Wildfire smoke is a health risk for everyone

…the health risks associated with weather: car crashes in snow storms, heat stroke in the summer, frostbite in extreme cold. But did you know that poor air quality can have…