JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Every year, more than 795,000 people in the U.S. have a stroke, which remains the leading cause of serious long-term disability and costs the nation $34 [...]
Stroke is a medical emergency. The faster you get treatment, the better your chances are of recovering. World Stroke Day is observed on Oct. 29 [...]
The soft glow of Amy Alexander's alarm clock in the darkness toyed with her attempt to fall back to sleep. Her thoughts wandered to the [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes multiple sclerosis, or MS, in people who don't have it in their family?
ANSWER: The exact cause of MS [...]
A motor vehicle accident left Jennifer Tetler without the use of her left arm. But the comprehensive treatment plan developed by her Mayo Clinic care team, along with Jennifer's drive to recover as fully as possible, led to an excellent outcome.
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