hidden F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

My name is Olivia Richardson and I am a two-time stroke survivor, former LVAD patient, and heart-transplant recipient. I was first diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and had my first stroke at the age of 25. This was a shock to me because I had always been an athlete and been healthy all my life. After my

hidden Northeast PA Celebrates Nine Survivors at The Go Red for Women Luncheon

Northeast PA Celebrates Nine Survivors at The Go Red for Women Luncheon

Companies, organizations, families, and friends from the Northeast PA community gathered on Friday, November 15th at The Northeast PA Go Red for Women Luncheon. Julie Sidoni, anchor at WNEP-TV, emceed the event where nine heart and stroke survivors inspired attendees to take action together and commit to living a healthy lifestyle.  With nearly 45 percent

hidden Approximately 3,000 Rochester NY, Monroe County area residents will have a stroke this year

Approximately 3,000 Rochester NY, Monroe County area residents will have a stroke this year

On World Stroke Day, October 29th, the American Stroke Association offers tips to improve wellness and prevent stroke ROCHESTER NY — October 29 is World Stroke Day and the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, which is the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, provides