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2014-08-20 23:13:34

The new research is not chiropractic research, but comes from the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. After their research was completed, these groups issued a statement that twists their own research findings to make it sound damaging to chiropractic by omitting key pieces of information, and claiming they miscalculated some of the statistics which skewed their numbers. Wood River, Il (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 For decades it has been a common statement of the...

2014-07-16 23:02:43

Through GWTG–Stroke, the American Stroke Association provides CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center training and staffing recommendations, care maps, discharge protocols, standing orders, data-collection and measurement tools. Bayonne, NJ (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center has joined American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke, a quality improvement program created to help hospital teams provide...

2014-07-15 23:10:46

Northern Westchester Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award. Get With The Guidelines® puts the unparalleled expertise of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to work, helping hospitals ensure that the care provided to heart failure and stroke patients is aligned with the latest evidence-based guidelines. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital has received the Get...

2014-06-25 23:17:13

Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City has received two of the most prestigious honors awarded to stroke programs by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for excellence in the treatment of stroke patients: Get With The Guidelines® Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and the Target: Stroke Honor Roll. Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City has received top honors from the American Heart Association/American Stroke...

2014-06-11 08:26:37

New certification only held by 70 other hospitals in U.S. ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When car crash victims suffer serious injuries, emergency crews often get them to trauma centers for the advanced care they need. That same concept has come to stroke care, as evidence grows that coordinated, advanced treatment can make a huge difference for patients who suffer a "brain attack." Recently, the University of Michigan Health System earned the nation's highest...

2014-05-01 00:21:38

Knowing these two things may save a life from stroke DALLAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During American Stroke Month in May, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association asks all Americans to learn two things that may save a life. To view multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7193851-american-stroke-association-may-stroke-month http://www.multivu.com/assets/7193851/photos/7193851-asm-fast-billboard-9x5-md.jpg?1398391287 1....

2013-10-15 10:30:52

Study Highlights: -Award-winning Get With The Guidelines-Stroke hospitals are more likely than Primary Stroke Center certified hospitals to provide all the recommended guideline-based care for patients. Award-winning Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke hospitals are more likely than Primary Stroke Center certified hospitals to provide all the recommended guideline-based care for patients, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The American Heart...

2012-02-03 19:00:24

An experimental device for removing blood clots in stroke patients dramatically outperformed the standard mechanical treatment, according to research presented by UCLA Stroke Center director Dr. Jeffrey L. Saver at the American Stroke Association's 2012 international conference in New Orleans on Feb. 3. The SOLITAIRE Flow Restoration Device is among an entirely new generation of devices designed to remove blood clots from blocked brain arteries in patients experiencing stroke. It has a...

2012-02-03 19:00:25

In the largest and longest head-to-head comparison of two anti-clotting medications, warfarin and aspirin were similar in preventing deaths and strokes in heart failure patients with normal heart rhythm, according to late-breaking research presented at the American Stroke Association´s International Stroke Conference 2012. “Although there was a warfarin benefit for patients treated for four or more years, overall, warfarin and aspirin were similar,” said Shunichi Homma,...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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