FRIDAY, Sept. 15, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The American Stroke Association is promoting the acronym R.Á.P.I.D.O. as a way to raise awareness among Hispanic Americans about stroke symptoms and the need for quick action. Every second counts when someone has had a stroke, the association (ASA) points out. Calling 911Continue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 14, 2023 (HealthDay News) — People have long talked about having near-death experiences in which they felt they were looking down on themselves while others tried to save them. Now, researchers have documented some of those experiences. In a study published online recently in the journal Resuscitation, investigatorsContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 12, 2023 (HealthDay News) — It’s possible that the cause of spontaneous, recurring brain hemorrhages can be passed through blood transfusion, researchers say. The likelihood of this happening is very slim, however. Still, “blood transfusions are relatively common, which makes possible negative effects an important public health issue,”Continue Reading

THURSDAY, Aug. 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Postmenopausal women who are stressed, depressed or have trouble sleeping may face an increased risk of a common heart rhythm disorder, new research suggests. The study, of nearly 84,000 women over the age of 50, found that certain psychological factors were linked toContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Aug. 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Taking cholesterol-lowering statin medication after a bleeding stroke, or intracerebral hemorrhage, may lower the risk of a subsequent stroke caused by a blood clot, according to new research. “Previous research has had mixed results on the risk of stroke in people who areContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 30, 2023 (American Heart Association News) — Radio announcer and producer Karen Moyer was exhausted after putting in long days on the air at Dallas’ classical radio station WRR over Labor Day weekend. Sunday was the station’s Picnic In The Park at the Dallas Arboretum. Moyer, an accomplishedContinue Reading