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By: Lauren Antkowiak According to the Stroke Center: Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. More than 140,000 people die each year from stroke in the US. Stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the US. Nearly three-quarters of all strokes occur in pe...

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By: Mary Siwirski May is Stroke Awareness month. As a Registered Nurse in a Neurosurgical Intensive Care unit, I can be heard explaining signs of a stroke to anyone near me. Knowing that someone I have spoken to is able to recognize stroke symptoms and have the knowledge to seek emergency medical as...

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 By: Tariq U. Azam A stroke is a medical condition in which blood supply is interrupted to part of the brain, leading a variety of symptoms. There are two categories of stroke. An ischemic stroke, which is when there is a lack of blood flow through one or more of the blood vessels supplying the bra...

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By: Daniel Azzinaro Information released from the Center of Disease Control (CDC) specify that 1 out of 68 children in the United States will be diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). As resources become rarer, instructors find it more and more difficult to meet the needs of individual st...

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By: Victoria Robbins People with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) have impairments in social interaction, communication as well as atypical behaviors that include restricted interests and repetitive behaviors. According to The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in 68 US children ha...

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By: Carlton N Brock III If you follow newly released movies, there is a good chance that you have seen the hype around the Lionsgate film, Power Rangers. Many fans were ecstatic to see Jason, Zack, Kimberly, Billy and Trini going up against the likes of Rita Repulsa in epic kaiju big battles. Beyond...

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By: Missy Taylor Autism is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges in both boys and girls. Ten and a half years ago I would never have thought I would be asking that question regarding my now 14-year-old daughter. I can still remember the...

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By: Lauren Antkowiak Nearly 3 million people suffer from epilepsy, a neurological condition of the brain that causes repeated seizures. A seizure can occur at any time, sometimes without warning, for any number of reasons. Living with epilepsy proves to be difficult for many with seizure interruptin...

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