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Surgery after surgery

2012 was quite the year for my dad, and little did I know we’d have more tough roads ahead. After my dad recovered from his mitral valve he was able to go back to work, but that didn’t last long. 518 more words

Heart Disease - No. 1 cause of death

Heart disease is still the number one cause of death for both men and women. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. A plant-based diet can reduce your risk of a heart attack by 40%. 712 more words


7 - The Butterfly Tattoo

In the cases she and Ariel had worked before, the body itself held little relevance. This time it was different. If the body didn’t hold the key, it offered clues and Thea had no intention of getting her information second-hand from Ariel. 488 more words

Can a hair salon sink wash be a stroke risk?

Hyper-extended necks can cause damage to important arteries running into the brain

A man who suffered a stroke after getting his hair washed in a salon has been talking about his “life-changing injury”. 600 more words


Is it the ceiling ? Is it the sky ?

Is it the ceiling ?

Is it the sky ?

Is it the lovely people that lie ?

Is it the fox in the shape of a sheep ? 116 more words


Carotid Artery Stenosis and Stroke, Part 2

Someone asked me to wrote more about carotid artery disease, so here goes.  We see a large number of patients with carotid artery stenosis.  Next to aneurysms, I don’t think that there is any other medical condition that raises more anxious feelings for patients.   615 more words