stroke

March 8, 2019

A conversation with Nathaniel Watson about daylight saving time certainly will not put you to sleep.

picture of an aspirin bottle, from above
January 24, 2019

Research published this week in JAMA reports anew that a daily aspirin, long recommended as a preventive measure against clotting for people with heart ailme

picture of a lipid panel test result
January 17, 2019

In December, the American Heart Association reported a brow-furrowing finding: 10 percent of people who take statins discontinue the drug on their own because of perceived negative side effects.

December 19, 2018

Globally, one in four people over age 25 is at risk for stroke during their lifetime, according to a new scientific study.

October 3, 2018

Multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease that affects the nervous system, is known for widely variable symptoms and severity.  A person may be totally asymptomatic or have a mildly annoying case that, in a span of years or decades, becomes brut

June 18, 2018

Just 42 and in peak health, successful businesswoman Keri Andrews had just been married when she sustained a stroke in 2017. Nine months later she receives daily speech, physical and occupational therapy at UW Medicine Northwest Hospital.

June 13, 2018

While at a yoga class, Aaron Barnett had a stroke. Luckily, his yoga instructor knew the signs and called 9-1-1.

June 8, 2018

MarJoe Davidson woke up one night last winter at her island home and found she was unable to get out of bed.  When her spouse saw that her mouth slightly drooped and her left side was not moving, she called the Lopez Island Fire Department. 

scan of blocked blood vessels in brain
May 31, 2018

About halfway through a yoga class on the Kitsap Peninsula, Aaron Barnett started losing his balance. Luckily his instructor immediately recognized the signs of stroke and called 911.

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