Strokes Archives

National Stroke Awareness Month gives local women a chance to remind women of stroke risks

May 19, 2022

Author and stroke survivor Vivian L. King and physician Bridgett Moss invite you to an important conversation about strokes National Stroke Awareness Month gives author Vivian L. King and Dr. Bridgett Moss a chance to warn women of a risk factor that can strike when you least expect it. King knows first-hand that a stroke… [Read More]

“All Of Us’’ May – Stroke Awareness

May 20, 2021

By Kathy Gaillard Freelance contributor Dora Chambers was leaving home, on her way to the store, when she lost her footing and fell halfway down the steps. She assumed she was alright, got into her car and drove to the store. When she returned home, she called the doctor’s office because she felt a ‘little… [Read More]

Why are Blacks more likely to die from stroke?

May 9, 2019

In a study recently published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke, investigators in the Reasons for Geographical And Racial Differences in Stroke Study, or REGARDS, found that blacks are four times more likely to die of stroke at age 45 than their white counterparts, because blacks have more strokes, not because blacks who have… [Read More]