If you want to live long and happy, invest in people and what better way to do it than through charity work. You have a great responsibility of volunteering, which unfortunately many think is a choice. The reason why volunteers are not paid is because they are priceless. There is no …

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The Borgess Comprehensive Stroke Center Dr. Kreitel discusses the importance of visiting a Comprehensive Stroke Center when you need care. https://healthcare.ascension.org/Specialty-Care/Neurology/Stroke-treatment

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Mini Stroke- Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Dr. Fritz Schmutz, MD, Interventional Radiologist practicing at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, talks about mini strokes, also known as transient ischemic attacks (TIA). Mini strokes are warning signs of a full-blown stroke event and a patient should immediately go to a Primary Stroke Center to be evaluated by…

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In a fraud survey report done a few years back by the Better Business Bureau, it was estimated that in fifty percent of all identity theft cases, the victims knew their perpetrators.  You would think some of these thieves would take it easy in their family or friends. Not so. According to Javelin Research the…

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From My Heart to Yours: Heart disease remains the number one killer in the U.S. Knowing that heart disease affects so many people in the U.S., I’m sure many of you can relate to my story. Heart disease remains the number one killer in the U.S. for both men and women. February is a great month…

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What is a healthy diet? It’s not about counting calories, measuring portions or cutting carbs. You won’t really find a healthy diet on the lite menu at your favorite restaurant and you certainly won’t find it at the local fast food joint. A healthy diet is all about what you eat rather than how much…

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Stroke Survivor: Cindi's Story On the night of April 23, 2017, Cindi, a 46-year old graphic designer who lives in Salinas, California, went to bed around 10:30pm, anticipating a 5:00am wake-up from her husband, as she was scheduled for outpatient surgery at Stanford. She did arrive at Stanford the next morning—not as an outpatient, but…

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Uncovering Facts on Silent Stroke When a massive stroke strikes, it’s undeniable. A sudden disruption of blood to the brain, there is no mistaking something went wrong. “Symptoms would be something like paralysis, inability to use an arm or a leg, trouble speaking, trouble seeing out of part of their visual field that sort of…

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