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Four-time stroke survivor makes trek across the country for the fourth time

He’s at it again. Four-time stroke survivor Mycle Brandy, 63, has his walking shoes on and he is making his way from Portland, Oregon, to Portland, Maine.

This is Brandy’s fourth walk since beginning his treks around America to raise awareness about stroke. Along the way, he meets and greets […]

June 18th, 2014|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Four-time stroke survivor makes trek across the country for the fourth time

SimpleScience@Heart: iPad app identifies neurological deficit among stroke survivors

A new iPad app can accurately identify a type of one-sided brain damage in stroke survivors.

The condition, called unilateral neglect, can cause stroke survivors to ignore or forget their weaker side. It usually occurs in a right brain stroke, when someone fails to use their left side. Profound neglect […]

February 7th, 2013|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on SimpleScience@Heart: iPad app identifies neurological deficit among stroke survivors