Stories with tag: "Stroke"

Brain Health & Conditions

RUSH Copley Continues To Earn Recognition for High-Quality Stroke Care 

American Heart Association award signifies access to best practices and lifesaving care 
RUSH Copley recognized for stroke care
Brain Health & Conditions

Advanced Stroke Care at Rush with Michael Chen, MD

Michael Chen, MD, a professor of neurology, neurosurgery and radiology at Rush University Medical Center, discusses the ways Rush is efficiently diagnosing stroke, how it is differentiating actual cases of large vessel occlusion stroke with false positives and how Rush handles the benefits and challenges of using thrombectomy.
Listen now to a podcast about advanced stroke care from RUSH expert Michael Chen, MD.
Brain Health & Conditions

Comprehensive Stroke Care at Rush with Rima Dafer, MD

Rima Dafer, MD, is a vascular neurologist and the director of the Comprehensive Outpatient Cerebrovascular Diseases Clinic at Rush University Medical Center. She has been a principal investigator on numerous clinical trials in acute stroke intervention and secondary stroke prevention. Her clinical interests center around stroke occurrence in young adults and the association of stroke and atrial fibrillation.
Listen now to a podcast about comprehensive stroke care from RUSH expert Rita Safer, MD.

Program Starts Telestroke Care on Way to Hospital

RUSH pilot measuring how virtual evaluation during ambulance ride improves treatment
Paramedics with a patient leaving an ambulance
Patient Stories

Carson’s Story

Teen back on the football field two months after life-threatening stroke
Dr. Joshua Murphy and patient Carson Cathey
Heart Health

All About Cholesterol

It’s important to get a cholesterol test at least every five years
Cholesterol Facts
Patient Stories

Janet's Story

Close call leads to second chance
Rush News Article
Heart Health

South Asian-Americans at Higher Risk for Heart Disease and Stroke

Poor diet habits, lack of exercise contribute to higher risk for South Asians
Rush News Article
Food & Nutrition

The Skinny on 7 Diet Trends

Which plans work best for weight loss and overall health

Rush Again Receives Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

The Rush Stroke Program was recertified with the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers.
Rush News Article