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After wife’s stroke at 28, couple advocates for stroke awareness among young

When Kevin Duane saw his wife Alyssa sprawled on the floor of their kitchen, surrounded by an EMT crew, he feared she had been...

Does marijuana cause strokes and heart attacks?

Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant. Native to Central and South Asia, the cannabis plant has been used as a drug for both recreational and entheogenic purposes...

Celebrity photographer learned to shoot with one hand following stroke

The way freelance photographer Donna Dymally sees it, snapping pictures imparts important life lessons. "Focus on what's important, and if you don't like the shot,...

COVID is not just a respiratory illness, it can cause strokes too

A new study adds to mounting evidence that COVID patients have an added risk of stroke. Researchers analyzed data on more than 20,000 U.S. adults...

7-year-old with cancer had a stroke. Mom’s rapid response saved her.

"Mommy, I'm tired" became a common refrain from usually peppy 7-year-old Olivia Story to her mother, Jennifer. Olivia also wasn't eating as much as usual....

Health coach was once an overworked, unhealthy new mom who had a stroke at...

Kelly Fucheck woke up one summer Sunday ready to spend a quiet morning at home with her husband, Glen. Their toddler, Tomas, had spent...

New hope for vision loss recovery in stroke survivors

In a new study from the University of Nottingham, researchers have used MRI imaging to map visual brain activity in stroke survivors with sight...

How to treat and prevent heart attack in people with diabetes

In a new study from the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, researchers found how to treat and prevent serious events like a heart attack...

This diet leads to fewer blood clots in the brain

In a new study from Aarhus University, researchers found the risk of bleeding or blood clots in the brain is lower if your diet is sustainable. They...

These drugs for weight loss, inflammation may prevent heart attack, stroke

In a recent study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, UT Southwestern researchers found a commonly prescribed weight-loss drug called liraglutide could benefit...