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Feeling Stroke Symptoms? Don't Let COVID-19 Fears Keep You From the ER

Many physicians think the fear of COVID-19 is preventing stroke victims from seeking out emergency care that could save their life and reduce their risk of disability from a stroke.

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Serious Symptoms? The ER Is Still the Best for Medical Emergencies

Many emergency departments, such as those at UH, have procedures in place to screen and separate COVID-19 patients to eliminate the risk of spreading the virus to staff and other patients.

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Depression: Unexpected Consequence of Heart Attack, Heart Surgery or Stroke

Studies show that up to 33 percent of heart attack patients develop some degree of depression, according to the American Heart Association.

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How You Can Reduce Your Risk of Having a Stroke

Many conditions can damage blood vessels on the inside, leading to more of the plaques that can block blood flow in those vessels. Learn about steps you can take to reduce your risk of having a stroke.

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Clinical Trial Leads to New Treatment for Stroke Patients

A recent clinical research study offers new hope for stroke patients who present for treatment up to 24 hours after the onset of symptoms.

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9 Stroke Warning Signs You Need to Know

Stroke can happen to anyone at any time – so knowing the warning signs of this medical emergency is critical.

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