Stroke

NYPD officers Dianna Balioni Peter Jessnik came to the rescue for a man apparently suffering a stroke on a barge in New York Harbor. (Credit: NYPD)

2 Officers Rescue Man Apparently Having Stroke On Barge In New York Harbor

Two NYPD officers came to the rescue for a man who was showing symptoms of a stroke aboard a tanker barge near the Statue of Liberty this week.

10/31/2014

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Seen At 11: Device Could Reprogram Your Brain To Eliminate Cravings

Imagine how easy it would be to lose weight if you never had a food craving again. That could soon be a reality, as researchers are working on a way to reprogram the brain and stop the craving.

09/29/2014

Robert Clift

Young Dad Thankful For Father’s Day After Suffering Stroke Just 2 Months Ago

A Long Island man isn’t taking anything for granted this Father’s Day.

06/13/2014

Cheeseburger and fries (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Experts Question Study Downplaying Link Between Saturated Fat, Heart Disease

An analysis in the Annals of Internal Medicine of nearly 80 studies on the effect of dietary fats finds there’s not enough evidence to say that eating saturated fat increases the incidence of heart attacks or strokes.

03/18/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Shingles And Higher Risk For Stroke

A new study has been released by British researchers that closely links herpes zoster, also known as shingles, with a higher risk for a heart attack or stroke.

01/02/2014

Rehabilitation robots are helping paralyzed people get a move on. (Photo: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: High-Tech Rehab Robots Making Strides With Human Paralysis

These days robots do everything from manufacture cars and computers to disable bombs. We’ve even seen them in the operating room. Now, robots are helping paralyzed people get moving again.

12/26/2013

Planes at Kennedy Airport. (credit: Getty Images)

Study: Airport Noise Could Take Toll On Neighbors’ Health

Recent research found that high levels of aircraft noise are associated with increased risks of stroke and heart disease.

10/09/2013

Doctor Examines Woman (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: ‘Shadow Disease’ Symptoms Could Be An Indicator Of A More Serious Illness

Doctors claim these and other chronic illnesses could be an indication that a patient is suffering from an even scarier condition known as “The Shadow Disease”.

09/13/2013

Man answers call at call center. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Emergency Dispatcher Praised For Spending Hours Trying To Track Down Stroke Victim

Dispatcher Joann Hilman-Payne took the call around 1 p.m. Monday and kept the line open until medics found the woman around 8:30 p.m.

06/16/2013

Nicole Graham, 16, spent her junior year of high school battling Leukemia. (Credit CBS 2)

From Intensive Care To The Prom, Teen Faced Death Several Times During Battle With Leukemia

At the beginning of the school year Nicole was diagnosed with leukemia and suffered several near fatal medical setbacks including a run in with sepsis, two strokes, organ failure, and paralysis.

04/27/2013

Linda Rubino and April (via Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Dog Saves Owner’s Life On Long Island

Last month, 49-year-old Linda Rubino had a stroke and it was an hour before her husband got home to their Rocky Point home and called 911. That was when a 9-year-old German Shepard named April came to the rescue.

03/15/2012

Engine Exhaust (file / credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Advocates: NYC Idling Law Not Being Enforced, Children Put At Risk

Engine exhaust from cars, trucks and buses has been linked to cancer, strokes and New York City’s high rate of childhood asthma. The city has tough laws to prevent drivers who sit with their vehicles running, but some say it’s no more than an idle threat, because it’s rarely enforced.

12/26/2011

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New Study Finds Chocolate Can Lower Risk Of Stroke In Women

Published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the study found that researchers believe flavonoids in the cocoa lower blood pressure.

10/11/2011

Saxophone player Clarence Clemons (credit: AP Photo/Keystone, Peter Klaunzer)

Report: E Street Band Saxophonist Clarence Clemons Suffers Stroke

A person who has worked with Clemons in the past confirmed that Clemons had the stroke. Clemons, 69, is known as “the Big Man” in the E Street Band and his sax has been one of the most defining elements of the band’s sound.

06/13/2011

Charlie Daniels (file / credit: Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Musician Charlie Daniels Talks About Stroke Awareness Month

He suffered a stroke while on a snowmobile.

05/03/2011

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