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Role Reversal: Quick Action Saves First Responder During Stroke

By |2020-02-03T12:35:29-05:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Francis Schultz is well-versed in remaining calm during stressful situations. The 64-year-old Jackson resident has volunteered as a first responder for more than four decades, most recently in the role of directing traffic and keeping people safe when fire or police services respond to a call. When Francis experienced [...]

Rehab Gets Mom Back Walking on Her Own Two Feet

By |2018-09-05T16:07:13-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Neuroscience|Tags: , , , |

Ulcerative colitis by itself would have been bad enough. By the time Kristin Detamore, then 35, returned to work as a school social worker after the birth of her second son, she was accustomed to the pain from inflammatory bowel disease. But the headache baffled her. Unfortunately, the headache soon [...]

Moving Forward – Following Up with a Young Stroke Survivor

By |2018-09-05T16:11:43-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Neuroscience|Tags: , , , |

That optimism came from a 24-year-old woman who just the year previously had her life turned upside down by a stroke. Now, more than two years later, Alex's positivity has only grown as she continues to make remarkable progress in her recovery. In December 2012, Alex was just getting [...]

A Young Stroke Survivor Credits Fast Action for Her Recovery

By |2022-09-15T02:52:58-04:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Neuroscience|Tags: , , , |

Catherine Zalewski knew right away that she was having a stroke. She just wasn’t able to tell anyone around her. Catherine, who was Miss New Jersey in 2011, was working at her gym as a personal trainer on the morning of July 30 when she suddenly began feeling “very strange,” [...]

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