Stroke patients treated at Providence Stroke Center receive some of the best care in the nation. Providence has made the 2012 Target: Stroke Honor Roll.
For the third year in a row, Providence Medford Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients.
Stroke patients who are treated at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center receive some of the best care on the nation.
Every 40 seconds, somewhere in America, someone has a stroke. It is a leading cause of death in the U.S. – claiming more than 130,000 lives every year.
Mike Donahue introduces us to some people who explain how to act FAST with style in a “How We Care” story on stroke prevention.
25-year-old Providence Medford nurse Rocio Mendoza will run a half marathon just eight months after suffering a stroke.
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major risk factor for stroke. Now, a new study suggests that vitamin D – the sunshine vitamin – can help lower blood pressure. For people living in the Northwest where getting enough vitamin D from the sun is a problem, this is important news for reducing your stroke risk.
May is American Stroke Month. Your first line of defense against stroke is to eat a healthy diet, exercise and don’t smoke. Now, new studies show there are additional – and relatively simple – things you can do to reduce your risk.
Learn the warning signs of stroke and call 911 FAST.