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National Stroke Awareness Month CCHC New Bern NC
National Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Although it is preventable and treatable, stroke is a leading cause of death and serious disability nationwide and around the world. What is a Stroke? A stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures and bleeds, or when the blood supply to the brain is blocked. The…

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Make Sure Dad’s Healthy for Many Father’s Day Celebrations to Come

June is Men’s Health Month If you’re like most of the country, you celebrated the dad(s) in your life yesterday during Father’s Day. These men are special and we value the wisdom they provide and the time spent with them. We want them here to share the joys of life with us as long as…

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If You Suspect Stroke, Think F.A.S.T.

May is National Stroke Awareness Month Even though up to 80% of strokes are preventable, on average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. Every four minutes someone dies of a stroke in the United States. Would you be able to recognize a stroke if was happening to you or someone around you? Unfortunately, too many…

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May is National Stroke Awareness Month

Strokes Don’t Discriminate: No Matter Your Age, Education and Awareness are Vital A stroke can happen to anyone at any time—at any age. During National Stroke Awareness Month healthcare professionals are urging Americans to learn more about the impact of stroke, learn stroke symptoms and what to do if you spot them, and to access…

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Oliver Sacks, “Explorer of the Brain”, dies at 82

Oliver Sacks received his medical degree in 1960 from The Queen’s College in Oxford and moved to the United States for his internship at Mount Zion Hospital in San Francisco. Sacks wrote a number of case studies about his patients with neurological disorders, the most famous of which was adapted into the 1990 movie starring…

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May 11-15 is National Neuropathy Week!

What is Neuropathy? Know the Symptoms and When to Seek Help written by Holly Collins The term neuropathy refers to diseases or malfunctions of the nerves. Any nerves in any location in the body can be damaged from injury or disease. Neuropathy is often classified according to the types or location of nerves affected and…

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