Cardiology

VA, DoD update guideline for rehabilitation after stroke

(HealthDay)—In a systematic review and clinical practice guideline, published online Nov. 19 in Annals of Internal Medicine, recommendations from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Department of Defense ...

Cardiology

Stroke patients receive different amounts of physical therapy

Medicare-covered stroke patients receive vastly different amounts of physical and occupational therapy during hospital stays despite evidence that such care is strongly associated with positive health outcomes, a new study ...

Cardiology

One man's journey back from stroke at 52

(HealthDay)—Price Woodward was the picture of health at age 52. He lived an active lifestyle and ran marathons. He was definitely not the type of person you'd expect to have a stroke.

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