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BRAIN AND SPINE

It’s important to BE FAST if you suspect a stroke

Strokes don't stop during an epidemic. If you or someone you love shows or symptoms of a stroke you need to BE FAST and call 911 immediately. Read more >

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BRAIN AND SPINE

6 reasons women have a higher risk of stroke than men

Factors during pregnancy, age and high blood pressure all contribute to a higher risk of stroke in women than men. Learn more about women and strokes. Read more >

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BRAIN AND SPINE

The road back to health: What to expect after spinal surgery 

Following post-op instructions after spinal surgery and returning to activities gradually will ensure your best success after surgery. Read more >

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BRAIN AND SPINE

Understanding degenerative disc disease

Degenerative disc disease is a condition that causes pain and may also cause nerve damage. Read more >

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BRAIN AND SPINE

New treatments provide faster, safer back pain relief

See how advances in back pain treatment have helped provide faster, more effective relief for patients with fewer side effects and complications. Read more >

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BRAIN AND SPINE

After a stroke: A look at the rehab team getting you back to your life

It takes a village to recover from a stroke. The medical team, you and your support system all play a role in getting you back on your feet. Read more >

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BRAIN & SPINE

Lower your odds for having a stroke

It’s estimated that four out of five strokes are preventable through proper self-care. Find out these easy steps you can take starting now. Read more >

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