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Seizures After Stroke

Damage to the brain following stroke results in scar tissue that prevents the normal flow of electrical activity, causing a seizure.


It's Time to Get Your Flu Vaccine

Influenza killed an estimated 80,000 Americans last winter, prompting healthcare officials to urge everyone to get a flu shot.

7-Year-Old Saved By Quick Response and Timely Surgery

A quick-thinking mom and surgical team at the Cleveland Clinic jumps into action when a healthy 7-year-old experiences a rare pediatric stroke.

Depression May Increase Stroke Risk in Adults Over 45

Study urges clinicians to screen for psychological distress to reduce risk of cardiovascular diseases, including stroke.

Antioxidant Reduces Risk for 2nd Stroke, Heart Attack

Study finds that a powerful antioxidant cut plaque buildup in half which can lower the risk of a second stroke or heart attack.

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