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American Heart Association

Dr. Robert P. Goldfarb: Free stroke-risk evaluation could be a life-saver

Dr. Robert P. Goldfarb: Free stroke-risk evaluation could be a life-saver

On April 12, 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died of a massive stroke at the Little White House, his personal retreat, in Warm Springs, Ga. Writing in CNS Spectrums, Drs. Jeffrey M. Jones and Joni L. Jones note “… while sitting for a portrait, FDR suddenly developed a severe headac…

April 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson Giving: Tucson Heart & Stroke Walk

If Dr. Mateja de Leonni Stanonik wants people to know two things about stroke, they’re this: Speed is of the essence for treatment, and FAST — an acronym to help people recognize the first signs of stroke — can save your life.

March 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Free chest-compression-only CPR training in Marana tonight

The University of Arizona's Sarver Heart Center is offering a free, public training for hands-only CPR at 5:30 p.m. today at the Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library Children's Room, 7800 N. Schisler Drive in Marana.

February 13, 2013 10:58 amLoading…

Study: Many stroke survivors think about suicide

One in 12 stroke survivors thought about suicide or that they would be better off dead, a troubling federal survey reveals.

February 07, 2013 4:08 pmLoading…

911 operators telling, not asking, callers to start CPR; change saving more lives

Longtime Mesa 911 operator LeAnn McLaws was skeptical at first.

July 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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