Hundreds of thousands of people take aspirin daily to lower their chances of having heart attack or stroke. A new study finds that for patients with a low risk for those diseases, that aspirin could actually cause very serious health problems.
The United States will spend roughly $2.5 trillion this year on health care. Almost three-quarters of that is spent treating chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease. But now, just across state line in Reno, there is a new approach: the city is putting its money on prevention.
Several producers behind the television show ‘Alcatraz’ rushed to help save a stroke victim’s life Wednesday in San Francisco.
New research from the Bay Area has raised the possibility that individuals who are paralyzed, or victims of health conditions such as strokes and Lou Gehrig’s disease may be able to speak in the future.
Many adults take aspirin to prevent heart attack or stroke, but a new study now confirms it’s not for everyone.
Stroke victims in the East Bay will now have a greater chance of survival with the introduction of a new system of care designed specifically for those who suffer the debilitating effects of a stroke.
Comedy superstar Patrice O’Neal, 41, who recently performed at the “Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen,” suffered a stroke last week…
The weekday Christian radio show hosted by failed apocalypse predictor Harold Camping, who suffered a stroke earlier this month, is being taken off the air.
Harold Camping, 89, was hospitalized after suffering the stroke Thursday night at his Alameda home.
San Jose’s Good Samaritan Hospital begins a $30 million dollar expansion project for the state of the art stroke facility this week.