Stories with tag: "Stroke"


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

Can Stress Cause a Heart Attack?

An expert explains how much can stress affect heart health
stress on heart
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
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
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