hidden Help improve stroke care in Massachusetts

Help improve stroke care in Massachusetts

More than 2,000 Massachusetts residents die from stroke every year and even more are left with long-term disabilities. In many cases, this could be prevented. They key is ensuring stroke patients get to the right hospital as quickly as possible. This is not always happening in Massachusetts. That’s why I’m calling on our state lawmakers

hidden New Jersey leaders unite for a common passion, pedaling their way towards better brain health for all.

New Jersey leaders unite for a common passion, pedaling their way towards better brain health for all.

Stroke is the nation’s No. 5 killer, and leading cause of disability. The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, is hosting CycleNation to raise awareness about that fact – and raise the funds to change the statistic. President and CEO of Titanium Industries and chair of Northern NJ CycleNation, Brett Paddock,

hidden Boston stroke scientist honored at International Stroke Conference

Boston stroke scientist honored at International Stroke Conference

Eleven scientists leading the way in stroke research have been recognized for their exceptional achievements during the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2021. Among those is Dr. Andreas Charidimou, a post-doctoral researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. Charidimou received the the 2021 Mordecai Y.T. Globus New Investigator Award in

hidden Advocate for better stroke care in Massachusetts by writing to your local newspaper

Advocate for better stroke care in Massachusetts by writing to your local newspaper

This past summer, the Massachusetts Senate voted to support a bill that would ensure stroke patients get the best treatment as quickly as possible. The bill, which passed in a 40-0 vote, would allow first responders to transport stroke patients to the facilities best-equipped to treat them, rather than the closest, ensuring they immediately get

hidden 2020 is a Year of change, But One Thing That Hasn’t Changed is How Important it is to Manage Our Health

2020 is a Year of change, But One Thing That Hasn’t Changed is How Important it is to Manage Our Health

COVID has put a spotlight on public health, along with health disparities and the chronic conditions millions and millions of people in our country live with every day. Right at the top of those conditions are type 2 diabetes and heart disease. The American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association have launched a campaign

hidden 25 Year Old Stroke Survivor Advocates the Importance of Awareness at Any Age

25 Year Old Stroke Survivor Advocates the Importance of Awareness at Any Age

At 23 years old, Portsmouth local, Kristin Walker, survived a stroke. This World Stroke Day, Kristin, now 25 years old bravely shares her story to help spread the importance of stroke awareness, at any age.  I typically have a big smile on my Face; but the night of September 8th, 2019 my left side was

hidden Massachusetts Senate passes bill ensuring stroke patients are taken to best hospital, not closest

Massachusetts Senate passes bill ensuring stroke patients are taken to best hospital, not closest

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Senate voted on Thursday to support a bill that would ensure stroke patients get the best treatment as quickly as possible. The bill, which passed in a 40-0 vote, would allow first responders to transport stroke patients to the facilities best-equipped to treat them, rather than the closest, ensuring they immediately