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Stroke Awareness

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Stroke Awareness When you think of a person having a stroke you probably picture someone older and possibly already has ailments. This is not true; it is a myth that only older adults have strokes. A stroke can happen to anyone at any time, including teenagers, children, newborns, and unborn babies. The risk of stroke in children is greatest in the first year of life and during the period of right before birth to right after birth. Stroke ..

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PTSD Awareness Month

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

PTSD Awareness Month PTSD or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. When you see the letters PTSD, where does your mind go? What type of person do you picture? Most likely you think of a Veteran who served in Vietnam, or Iraq, maybe one of the hundreds of men and women who were part of the search and rescue after 9/11. When I think of PTSD I ima ..

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