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(Photo courtesy Sherri Lindsay)

Stroke Is The Ultimate Wake-Up Call For Metro Detroit Mom

Sherri Lindsay says she was a busy hockey mom when her blood pressure started creeping up, she developed diabetes and the extra pounds kept piling on …

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2014

File picture dated 27 December 2005 shows Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon taking part in the lighting of a Hanukkah candle at his Jerusalem office. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert paid an emotional tribute to his mentor and ex-premier Ariel Sharon 04 January 2008, two years after the political giant slipped into a coma following a massive stroke. Sharon's condition has changed little since the 79-year-old 'Bulldozer' was rushed to a Jerusalem hospital on January 4, just six weeks after suffering a more minor stroke.  (Photo credit should read KEVIN FRAYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Community Leader Reacts To Death Of Israel’s Former Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has died after eight years on life support.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2014


Doctors Discover An Easy Way To Reduce Stroke Risk

A review of existing research finds people who get more fiber in their diets are less likely to have a stroke, compared to people who get less.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2013

Dr. Omran Kaskar.

Dystextia: Sloppy Texting Could Be A Sign Of Stroke

It’s being called “Dystextia” and it could be a warning sign of a stroke.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2013


Beaumont Neuroscience Experts Address Chiari Malformation, Stroke

Beaumont Health System’s Neuroscience Center of Excellence experts will offer a free education series to help area residents better understand neurologic conditions and treatments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2013

WSU campus (Wikimedia Commons)

Wayne State Docs Seek Method To ID Women At HIgh Risk Of Stroke

A team of Wayne State University School of Medicine physicians will seek to develop methods to better identify women at increased risk for stroke using a new type of professional education grant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2013

ESPN - NFL  Primetime Mike Ditka  in 2006. (Photo by Allen Kee/Getty Images)

Former Chicago Bears Coach Mike Ditka Hospitalized After Suffering Minor Stroke

Former Chicago Bears Coach Mike Ditka has been hospitalized after suffering a minor stroke .

97.1 The Ticket–11/16/2012

An MRI of a human head. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Physicians Order Costly, Redundant Neuroimaging for Stroke Patients: UM Study

Neuroimaging for stroke patients may be unnecessarily costly and redundant, contributing to rising costs nationwide for stroke care, according to University of Michigan research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2012

Henry Winkler  Michael Buckner/Getty Images

Henry Winkler In Detroit To Support Stroke Research

You may know him best as “The Fonz,” but actor Henry Winkler visited Detroit Friday to take on a serious role — spokesman for the National Stroke Association.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2011


U-M Study: Optimism Lowers Risk Of Stroke

A positive outlook on life might lower the risk of having a stroke, according to a new University of Michigan study.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2011



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