Stories with tag: "Stroke"

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Program Starts Telestroke Care on Way to Hospital

RUSH pilot measuring how virtual evaluation during ambulance ride improves treatment

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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

Can Stress Cause a Heart Attack?

An expert explains how much can stress affect heart health

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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

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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
Brain Health & Conditions

MIND Diet May Slow Cognitive Decline in Stroke Survivors

A diet created by researchers at Rush may help substantially slow cognitive decline in stroke survivors

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Heart Health

What Is Lipoprotein(a)?

One in five Americans has an elevated level of lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a), which can lead to blood clots and stroke