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Yesterday | Tallmadge Express

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The American Legion and its Auxiliary, Kneil-Lawrentz Post 255 will meet at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House, 109 West Ave. at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Jim Forsythe at 330-673-7638.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Tallmadge, OH

Yesterday | CBS 47

$14M awarded in lawsuit linking birth-control pill to stroke

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 9:30 AM on 4/24, issued at 9:30 AM Brunswick, GA First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:03 PM on 4/23, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL Packages of Bayer aspirin and Schering Yasmin contraceptive pills lie on a table at a pharmacy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Birth Control, Brunswick, GA, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic)

Saturday | WFAA-TV Dallas

$14M awarded in suit linking contraceptive, stroke

A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who sued her doctor over a debilitating stroke she suffered after taking the birth control drug Yasmin.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Birth Control

Saturday | ABC7 Chicago

Chicago woman wins $14M verdict in Yasmin case

A Chicago woman who suffered a debilitating stroke just days after starting to take the birth control medication Yasmin won a $14 million verdict.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic), Health, Birth Control

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Cleveland.com

Parma Medical Center honored for stroke treatment efforts

The hospital's community outreach, and a free program planned for May 27 to educate the public on stroke signs, symptoms and treatment, are among the reasons it received the award.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Northwestern University

Evidence Points to Potential Benefits of Polypill for Heart Health

Taking one pill instead of three could be a powerful ally to prevent cardiovascular disease, according to a new Cochrane systematic review of the latest research on polypills from a team of scientists at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Warwick Medical School and Northwestern Medicine .

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Related Topix: Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

Circulation

Blocking of {alpha}4 Integrin Does Not Protect From Acute Ischemic...

From the Department of Neurology, University Clinic of WA1 4rzburg, WA1 4rzburg, Germany ; the Institute of Clinical Epidemiology and Biometry, Comprehensive Heart Failure Center and Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology , University of WA1 4rzburg, WA1 4rzburg, Germany; Department of Neurology, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, World News, Germany, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Having last laugh on a cruel trickster

Enjoyng every minute of life, members of Swindon Stroke Support Group. Pictured are Peter Berrisford, sitting, back - left to right - Lilian Monk, Gerold Stephenson, Shirley Sofflet, Jackie Hirst, Pat Berrisford, John Messenger, Ivor Hancock and Lin H We've all met one; they hide their innate sadism behind an inane grin, and seldom get the thorough ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England

InteliHealth

Harvard news review

Americans with diabetes are much less likely to develop further health problems than they were 20 years ago, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Heart Attack

Freshnews

Zocere Given Top Innovator Award by youngStartup Ventures

The award was given at the 2014 Life Sciences & Venture Summit held April 2 in New York City.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Digital Sandbox

Science Daily

Beating the clock for ischemic stroke sufferers

Researchers have developed a new computer tool to ensure faster care and treatment for stroke patients.

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Related Topix: Health

SCC Observer

'Tomorrow might be better'

Bruce Smith is a quiet guy, with a special kind of glow that has you wondering about his life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Sacramento, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

Stater Bros. donates half-million dollars to charities

BIG BEAR Stater Bros. Charities will present a check for more than a half-million dollars to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to fight against heart disease and stroke.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Scotsman.com

10p 'polypill' could save millions of lives

A "POLYPILL" costing around 10p and containing aspirin, statins and blood pressure medication could slash the number of deaths caused by heart attacks or stroke, scientists believe.

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Related Topix: Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Mercy in a race to increase stroke awareness in Merced

National Stroke Awareness Month is coming up in May, and Mercy Medical Center is taking action to bring more awareness about strokes to Merced.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Merced, CA, Mercy Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

The Southtown Star

Christ Medical Center recognized for stroke care

Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn has been recognized for excellence in the treatment of stroke patients by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, according to a press release from the hospital.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Illinois

Scoop

Cigarette branding: time to act - the choice is plain

The Stroke Foundation is today backing the Cancer Society and Smokefree Coalition who are making oral submissions to the Health Select Committee in support of proposed legislation to remove of all branding from tobacco products.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Smoking

Surgical Products

Outcome Of Stroke Worse For People With Infection

Infection is bad news for all of us - but it can be really serious to people who have had a stroke.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Stroke healthcare inequalities remain in the UK

The quality of healthcare provided after a stroke remains uneven in the UK, according to a new study led by King's College London.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Long Term Care

CiteULike

Optimal Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy after Drug-Eluting...

Background-The risks and benefits of long-term dual antiplatelet therapy remain unclear.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Plavix, Clopidogrel (generic), Heart Attack, Health

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