Decline In Heart, Stroke-Related Deaths StallsAfter years of steady improvement in the mortality rate caused by heart diseases, a new study shows that the decline has stalled.
Stroke Survivor Thanks Pilot Who Made Emergency LandingQuick action by a pilot during a flight from San Francisco to Frankfurt likely saved a passenger who was suffering a stroke when the pilot made an emergency landing in Minneapolis Tuesday night.
Marty Ingels, Comic & Husband of Shirley Jones, Dead at 79The raspy-voiced comedian, actor and talent agent who was married for nearly 40 years to actress Shirley Jones, died Wednesday following complications from a stroke...
Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols Suffers a StrokeNichols is best known for her groundbreaking role in the 60's sci-fi series...
Vice-President Biden's Son, Beau Dies Of Brain Cancer At 46Beau Biden, who followed his father, Vice President Joe Biden, into politics and was twice elected attorney general of Delaware, died Saturday of brain cancer. He was 46.
STUDY: Taking An Aspirin A Day Is Very Bad For Your Health... If You Don’t Need ItHundreds 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.
HealthWatch: Reno Putting Its Money On Disease PreventionThe 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.
'Alcatraz' TV Show Producers Rush to Save SF Stroke VictimSeveral producers behind the television show 'Alcatraz' rushed to help save a stroke victim’s life Wednesday in San Francisco.
Closer Look: Bay Area Research May Help Restore SpeechNew 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.
HealthWatch: Aspirin Fights Heart Attacks, But Daily Doses Not For All Many adults take aspirin to prevent heart attack or stroke, but a new study now confirms it's not for everyone.
New Stroke Response System Unveiled In Contra Costa CountyStroke 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.
Comedian, Patrice O'Neal Suffers A StrokeComedy superstar Patrice O'Neal, 41, who recently performed at the "Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen," suffered a stroke last week...