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Stroke survivor says “I do” in Medical City Fort Worth Rehab Unit

Mindy Charles suffered two strokes during the same week at the end of last year.  Today, the 40-year-old has taken the next step towards living her life fully and now, rather than later, by saying “I do” and to her fiancé, Jay Benke, in the rehabilitation gym at HCA Healthcare’s Medical City Fort Worth — just before…
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Stroke patient thanks care team for saving her during Hurricane Irma

Even with a hurricane bearing down on her home, Jackie Evans wasn’t worried about her health. She certainly wasn’t thinking about a trip to the hospital. She took care of friends who were sheltering with her, and went to bed feeling fine. When she woke up a few hours later, she couldn’t talk or move.…
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Smaller Cardiac-Monitoring Device Boosts Data Collection

Cardiac event recorders help doctors and nurses monitor a heart’s electrical activity outside of the care setting. And as these  recorders have become more common, they’ve also started getting smaller. A new, implantable monitoring device is helping improve cardiac and stroke care by detecting potential problems before an event occurs. It  is a loop recorder…
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