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STORIES FROM THE HEART: From overseeing stroke care to being a stroke patient

Jennifer Caribardi knew better.

As a registered nurse, and the Director of Critical Care Services at Kingwood Medical Center north of Houston, Jennifer was highly skilled in treating stroke patients. Yet when she herself showed clear signs of a stroke, she refused to believe it.

“I am too busy for this […]

January 28th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on STORIES FROM THE HEART: From overseeing stroke care to being a stroke patient

Volunteer marks stroke anniversary with ‘Today’ show interview

Teri Ackerson finished a Memorial Day run last year in preparation for her first marathon. She went home for a shower, then went for a coffee with her teenage son, Parker. It was then that her left arm suddenly went numb, her face drooped on the left side and […]

May 27th, 2014|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Volunteer marks stroke anniversary with ‘Today’ show interview