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'Hole in Heart' May Raise Stroke Risk After Surgery

A patent foramen ovale (PFO), contributes to the risk for stroke in patients following surgery and should be evaluated, study finds.


Stroke Survivor Offers Encouragement to Others

Dick Buckman experienced a stroke in 2002 that left him without the ability to talk. He recovered and today uses his voice to help others.


Eat Your Colors: Purple

Blackberries, grapes, and beets are purple foods you can easily incorporate into your diet to reduce the risk of chronic diseases, including stroke.


Keep Working to Protect Brain After Mild Stroke

Stroke survivors who are employed prior to and after experiencing mild strokes have healthier minds post stroke, study finds.


Stroke Takes Greater Toll on One Group of Americans

Asian-Americans face increased risk of stroke and poorer outcomes, according to study out of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

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