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  1. Letter by Bergerot et al Regarding Article, "Efficacy of Long-Term...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Circulation

    ... study compared with the Zhang et al cohort (8.8% of major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events excluding stroke at the 2-year follow-up versus almost twice that at the 3-year follow-up). This difference appears despite the younger patient ...

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  2. white pills, Aspirin, TylenolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Channel3000

    Daily aspirin therapy may lower your risk of heart attack, but daily aspirin therapy isn't for everyone. Is it right for you? If you've had a heart attack or stroke, your doctor will likely recommend you take a daily aspirin unless you have a serious allergy or history of bleeding.

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  3. website.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Stratford City Gazette

    When you think about the risk of cardiovascular disease, which include heart attack and stroke, you probably worry more about your partner or aging parents than yourself. But did you know that stroke kills 45 percent more women than men in Canada, according to the Heart and Stroke Foundation? Moreover, recent findings show that even young, pre-menopausal women are at risk.

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  4. Heartfelt art exhibit in KelownaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Kelowna Capital News

    It's a unique fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation called ART Attack and it's returning just in time for Valentine's Day. Six Okanagan artists will get their creative brushes flowing at this year's ART Attack which strives to raise funds for the organization, as well as showcase the local artist community.

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  5. Morris Hospital earns Primary Stroke Center designationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Times

    Six months after being awarded Primary Stroke Certification from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers was upgraded from an Emergent Stroke Ready Hospital to a Primary Stroke Center by the Illinois Department of Public Health. In order to achieve the Primary Stroke Center designation from IDPH, Morris Hospital had to demonstrate achievement of stroke certification from a nationally recognized certification body such as HFAP.

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  6. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Heart health promoted on National Go Red for Women day - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida People were seeing red on Friday, February 5. National Go Red for Women day works to raise awareness about the number one killer of women. Every year, more women than men die from heart disease and stroke.

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  7. Heart Month 2016: No one has perfect health - even the doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... health issue while a video camera was rolling. The news was unexpected, but the discovery may have prevented a future stroke. In 2000, the vascular surgeon founded Dare to C.A.R.E., in Annapolis. Since then, it has spread to approximately 26 ...

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  8. Updated: 2 days agoComments (0)With February being heart month aRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Heart and Stroke Foundation canvasser Lisa Vescio is part of the team who are helping to educate the community about the signs and symptoms of stroke. With February being heart month across the country, the Thunder Bay Heart and Stroke foundation is ready to make some noise.

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  9. Look out, it's art attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Castanet.net

    The unique fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation is returning for Valentine's Day. Six Okanagan artists are set to inspire during the event.

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  10. Xarelto trial results reaffirmed despite faulty deviceRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Europe's drug regulator said on Friday the defective blood clotting test device used in a key trial for the approval of Bayer's top-selling anti-clotting drug Xarelto did not distort the study's main findings. "Xarelto can continue to be used as before, in line with the current prescribing information," the European Medicines Agency said on its website.

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  11. Computer models deliver stroke care boost to South WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The ground-breaking project has led to a dramatic increase in the number of patients receiving vital clot-busting treatment. Credit: Shutterstock People who have had a stroke in Devon are receiving faster and more effective treatment thanks to research that has used the latest advances in computer simulation.

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  12. Joe's Health CalendarRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | RecordNET

    Through Feb. 29: Free cholesterol testing for women residents of Calaveras County will be offered at Mark Twain Medical Center, 768 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, in partnership with Soroptimist International of Calaveras County during February in recognition of American Heart Month. The free lipid panel screening measures good and bad cholesterol and triglycerides to help identify women at greater risk of heart disease and stroke.

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  13. Wear Red Day 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Advance

    It's time for clinicians to pull their red scrubs out of the closet to celebrate The American Heart Association's Wear Red Day on Feb. 5. Celebrated nationally, this is a holiday of particular importance to the healthcare community, since the campaign promotes increased awareness about heart health to prevent heart disease and stroke. Heart Disease Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, making it especially important for men and women to recognize the warning signs: chest or upper body pain; discomfort in the arms, back, neck, jaw or upper stomach; or any shortness of breath, nausea, lightheadedness and cold sweats.

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  14. is There Anything it Can't do? Aspirin May Protect Against Staph...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Instapundit.com

    IS THERE ANYTHING IT CAN'T DO? Aspirin May Protect Against Staph Blood Infections. "Taking a daily low-dose aspirin has been shown to reduce the risk for heart attack and stroke, and possibly the risk for certain cancers.

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  15. Cambridgeshire residents urged to 'Wise up for winter' after 920...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Ely Standard

    People in Cambridgeshire have been urged to be aware and act fast if they spot the signs of stroke following the news that over 900 emergency calls were made in the county last winter in regards to the condition. The life-threatening condition is one of the most common 999 calls the region's ambulance service receives and received 7,757 emergency calls - including 920 in Cambridgeshire - last winter to help patients who had suffered a suspected stroke.

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  16. Investigation Casts Doubt Over Trial Used To Support Top-selling Anti-clotting DrugRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Scientific Blogging

    ... they have the right amount of drug in their bloodstream. A patient's blood must be "thin" enough to protect against stroke, but not so "thin" that it risks major bleeding. In November 2015, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) told The BMJ they were ...

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  17. LACPP swim camp returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Newham Recorder

    The London Aquatics Performance Programme will hope to build on the success of last year's events after announcing their first swimming camp of 2016. Led by head coach Lisa Bates, LACPP will hold their first youth development camp of the year during the February half-term school break and hope to attract more young swimmers from local areas to get involved.

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  18. Robots Help Doctors Improve Care for Stroke PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WCAV

    People who come to the emergency department at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital with stroke symptoms will now be evaluated by a neurologist through a robot in a process called teleneurology. The neurologist can see the patient and communicate through a camera and screen attached to the robot.

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  19. Bayer And ASPIRIN 81mg Are Looking To Redefine The Talk This Heart MonthRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | BioSpace

    ... now more than ever. , Senior VP and Country Head, Consumer Health, Bayer Inc. "As stated by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, one heart attack occurs every seven minutes in for emergency use for heart attacks. In the event of a heart attack, call 911 ...

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  20. Combining Growth Factor and Bone Marrow Cell Therapy Induces Bleeding ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Circulation

    ... growth factors like the granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF), are considered a promising means of treating stroke. In contrast to large preclinical evidence, however, a recent clinical stroke trial on G-CSF was neutral. We, therefore, aimed ...

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