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Pregnant mom saved by quick action of toddler son

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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The details of what happened to her the day she had a stroke are still fuzzy for Lindaly Hernandez. But 4-year-old Jayden Garcia remembers exactly where he was the day his mother collapsed in her bathroom.

Jayden, who was 3 at the time, was […]

Stent retrievers revolutionize treatment for severe strokes

BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Editor’s note: This is one in a 10-part series of the top medical research advances as determined by American Heart Association volunteer and staff leaders.

How the most disabling strokes are treated is undergoing the biggest transformation in decades after research this year showed dramatic benefits […]

Clot-removing devices provide better outcomes for stroke survivors

Strokes caused by large blood clots in the brain are less likely to result in disability or death if the blockage is removed in the crucial early hours, according to reaffirming new research widely celebrated Wednesday.

Doctors quickly lauded the findings as instantly changing the way certain stroke sufferers are […]