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Like a Hole in the Heart

I felt comfortable calling myself a writer after being published for the second time in a national magazine (the first time, well, that could’ve been a fluke). 32 more words

Changing My Views on Exercise

Prior to my health scare last August 12, I sustained a neck strain from overexercising. This has prompted me from cutting back on the exercise and since my almost-stroke I haven’t gotten around to exercising one bit. 500 more words

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Life Stories: A Narrow Escape Part 2

As soon as I was booked in the Emergency Room, the nurses immediately put me on a wheelchair and sent me to the resident on-call. As I was explaining to the doctor what happened to me, the blurring and the tunneling in my vision went away. 614 more words

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Like a Hole in the Heart

I felt comfortable calling myself a writer after being published for the second time in a national magazine (the first time, well, that could’ve been a fluke). 32 more words

The story so far...

Hi and welcome to my rapidly changing world…

This weekend was set to be a good one.  Friday night was going to be spent in London, at a recording for Radio 3 in South Kensington, and Saturday was going to be my dog’s birthday barbecue. 524 more words

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Timing Is Everything - STROKE

Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA), also known as stroke, usually comes on quickly without warning. We should all know the warning signs.

F—Face: Ask the person to smile. 485 more words

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Study looks for faster, cheaper way to diagnose mini-strokes

CALGARY – Calgary researchers are trying to find a blood test capable of detecting when patients are experiencing a form of mini-stroke called a transient ischemic attack (TIA).   290 more words

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