Stroke

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Son: Hockey Great Gordie Howe Didn’t Have ‘Major Stroke’

A son of hockey great Gordie Howe says an MRI has revealed the hockey great didn’t endure another large stroke this week, as the family had feared.

12/03/2014

A nurse collects a blood sample from a patient using a glucometer at a free health clinic on November 1, 2009. (credit: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Diabetic Heart Attacks And Strokes Falling

In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

04/16/2014

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Country Singer Randy Travis Released From Hospital

Country singer Randy Travis has been released from Baylor Heart hospital in Plano, Texas, weeks after suffering from a serious heart condition and stroke.

07/31/2013

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Doctors: Singer Randy Travis Awake After Stroke

Country music star Randy Travis was awake and making progress Monday as he recovers from surgery following a stroke, his doctors said.

CBS 11–07/15/2013

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Southern Diet, Fried Foods, May Raise Stroke Risk

Deep-fried foods may be causing trouble in the Deep South. People whose diets are heavy on them and sugary drinks like sweet tea and soda were more likely to suffer a stroke, a new study finds.

02/07/2013

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Granbury Mayor Suffers Severe Stroke

Granbury Mayor Rickie Pratt suffered a severe stroke and was airlifted to Plaza Medical Center in Fort Worth on Friday morning, the city confirmed in a statement.

12/28/2012

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Even Fit Baby Boomers Won’t Escape Heart Problems

Here’s a reality check for health-conscious baby boomers: Even among those in good shape, at least 1 in 3 will eventually develop heart problems or have a stroke.

11/05/2012

Stroke victim Peggy Hill visits stroke team from Medical City of Dallas (Bud Gillett/CBSDFW)

Stroke Survivor Thanks New Device For Ability To Stay Active

A stroke survivor walked back in for a checkup just three and a half weeks after a new medical procedure saved her life.

10/24/2012

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Tomatoes May Protect Against Stroke

A new study shows that people with the highest amounts of lycopene in their blood — an antioxidant found in tomatoes — were 55 percent less likely to have a stroke.

10/09/2012

Chocolate is the go-to food for saying 'love you,' but it also contains phenylethylamine and other chemicals which can act as a stimulant similar to the body's natural endorphins.

Chocolate May Lower Stroke Risk For Men

Consuming a moderate amount of chocolate weekly may lower the risk of stroke for men, according to a new study.

08/31/2012

Dr. Philippa Evans in zumba class. (CBS 11 News)

Zumba Helps Fort Worth Doctor’s Stroke Recovery

Doctor Philippa Evans is back in zumba class after several weeks off — and she has hardly missed a beat. It is amazing because just three weeks ago she faced a medical emergency in that same room.

08/15/2012

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Blood Type Might Be A Clue To Heart Disease Risk

Here’s another reason to know your blood type — it might be a clue to your risk of heart disease. People who have blood types A, B, or AB have a slightly higher risk of heart disease compared to those with type O.

08/14/2012

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