Stroke Awareness Day with Andrew Stemer, MD

Stroke Awareness Day with Andrew Stemer, MD In honor of Stroke Awareness Day, Dr. Andrew Stemer, a neurologist at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, sits down with NC8 to discuss stroke prevention. Strokes can happen to anyone, at any age, so it’s important to recognize the symptoms of stoke FAST: facial droop, arm weakness, slurred speech…time…

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Stroke Awareness – tPA Can Save Lives

Stroke Awareness – tPA Can Save Lives During a stroke, blood flow and oxygen to the brain is cut off and brain cells begin to die. Recognizing the signs of a stroke and calling 911 immediately is vital. Quick treatment increases your chances of surviving and lessens complications that happen as a result of stroke.…

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