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2013-10-29 00:21:52

DALLAS, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know how to recognize a stroke? Would you know what to do if someone -- or you -- had one? To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/62321-world-stroke-day-survey-prepare-for-stroke-emergency (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131029/MM04194) Many people don't, and 795,000 people in the United States will have a stroke this year. In a recent American Heart...

2013-04-30 13:45:32

Study Highlights: -More than a third of stroke patients don´t get to the hospital by ambulance – the fastest way to get there. -Ethnic minorities and rural residents were less likely to call 9-1-1 at the onset of a stroke. -The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association wants you to know the signs of a stroke and call 9-1-1 immediately for help. More than a third of stroke patients don´t get to the hospital by ambulance, even though that´s the fastest...

Disjointed Texts Could Be An Early Warning Sign For Stroke
2013-03-14 18:37:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When a person is experiencing a stroke, there are three common symptoms to look for. The National Stroke Association has even listed these symptoms as an acronym: FAST, or Face, Arms, Speech and Time. If one side of the person´s face droops, if the person is unable to lift both arms to the same height, or if the person cannot repeat a simple phrase clearly, help should be called immediately. New research by the...

2012-07-20 10:20:13

From Manitoba to British Columbia, Canada's competitive advantages through the Gateway are deepening Canada's ties throughout the fast-growing Asia-Pacific region, Minister says OTTAWA, July 20, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, today successfully concluded two weeks of consultations held throughout Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia on Canada's Asia-Pacific Gateway and the Government of...

2012-02-06 08:05:00

HOPKINTON, Mass., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- News Summary: Customers have purchased 1.3 Exabytes of EMC storage enabled by the power of EMC® FAST (Fully Automated Storage Tiering) technology since being introduced in January 2010(1). Rapid adoption of EMC FAST technology, one of EMC's fastest-growing storage software products, demonstrates its unique ability to achieve higher levels of performance, cost efficiency and storage...

2011-07-19 06:50:00

HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With looking for information online now a far more common task than looking it up in a reference book, and the use of a wide variety of programs, platforms, and devices a day-to-day affair for many, the general US population is increasingly comfortable when working with computers. This increased expertise, though, does not mean that we all know what to do when a computer breaks down, how to protect our data from threats, or who to...

2010-04-21 06:35:00

TAMPA, Fla., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Fast-teks, Inc., one of the fastest growing on-site computer services companies in North America, and Gillware Data Services, LLC, a Madison, WI-based online data backup provider, have teamed up to offer a unique remote backup solution to Fast-teks' customers. "We worked very closely with Gillware to develop a unique service offering for Fast-teks. When customers see how easy they can back up and recover their critical data, it becomes a no-brainer....

2009-07-03 13:16:14

The newest ABC reality competition The Fast and the Funniest will reportedly feature comedians racing against each other across the United States. Variety reported Wednesday the new TV series from Page Hurwitz and Javier Winnik of Last Comic Standing will have a competition format similar to the wacky race shown in the movie It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. The new series will follow stand-up comedians as they race across the country, completing tasks and sharing their comedic ways in pursuit...