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2010-02-24 17:15:00

WHAT: DAILY NEWS SUMMARY -- WEDNESDAY, Feb. 24 from the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2010 WHERE: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Feb.

2010-02-24 11:06:18

Nearly four in 10 transient ischemic attack (TIA) and minor ischemic stroke patients may experience mental impairment, according to a study presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2010.

2010-02-24 10:53:34

The American Stroke Association and other organizations have spent the last decade changing the care delivery system for stroke in the United States.

2010-01-19 09:00:00

DALLAS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, has joined with the Gospel Music Channel to educate people about stroke through an online singing competition. Most Powerful Voices, held Jan.

2009-10-26 06:00:00

DALLAS, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During this year's observance of "World Stroke Day," Thursday, October 29, the American Heart Association and its division, the American Stroke Association, will join international organizations with a unified message about the global threat of stroke.

2009-04-27 11:13:00

DALLAS, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If your loved one suffers a stroke, you'll probably be left overwhelmed with countless questions. What medications have been prescribed? What side effects should you watch for? Does your home need to be modified to meet the needs of the stroke survivor? To help answer common questions, the American Stroke Association has released a list of 15 tips to help family members cope with their new role as stroke caregivers.

2009-04-27 11:09:00

DALLAS, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by American Stroke Association: It's better to find out than miss out. Be aware of the medications that have been prescribed to your loved one and their side effects.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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