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Carroll Co. Hospital Designated As Primary Stroke Center

WESTMINSTER Md. (WJZ)—The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Service Systems have designated Carroll Hospital Center as a Primary Stroke Center. The designation recognizes the hospital for its ability to provide timely, coordinated stroke care and for […]


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Device Could Reprogram Your Brain To Eliminate Cravings

Imagine how easy it would be to lose weight if you never had a food craving again. That could soon be a reality, as researchers are working on a way to reprogram the brain and stop the craving.


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Study: Potassium Can Help Prevent Strokes

A new report in the journal ‘Stroke’ says there could be advantages to having potassium in the body.


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Study: Stroke Cases Declining in U.S.

Cardiologists welcome a new study that finds the downward trend in stroke cases is continuing across the United States.



Distress Tied To Higher Risk Of Stroke

Distress is a combined measure of stress, depression, negativity and dissatisfaction with life.



Baltimore Health Center Provides Free Treatment For Aphasia Patients

There are estimates that 100,000 Americans each year lose their ability to speak, oftentimes after a stroke or other brain damage. Long term treatment is expensive and often not covered by insurance.


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Tomatoes May Protect Against Stroke

Stroke prevention may be found in a bottle of ketchup.



Death Rates Drop For 5 Top Causes Of Death

Death rates dropped significantly last year for five out of the 15 leading causes of death in the U.S.


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South Pole Researcher Recovering From Stroke At Johns Hopkins

Her rescue made international headlines. Now, the woman who suffered a stroke at the South Pole is speaking about her treatment right here in Baltimore.


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N.H. South Pole Evacuee To Arrive In Baltimore Next Week

A sick New Hampshire woman who was evacuated from the South Pole to New Zealand says she expects to be back in the United States next week.


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Medical Symptoms Caused LA Reporter To Speak Gibberish

It’s the video that’s all over the Internet. A reporter at a television station in Los Angeles suddenly begins speaking gibberish on air.



Diet Sodas Linked To Multiple Health Risks

Cola concern. New research links diet soda to strokes and heart attacks.