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“An amazing case" — how quick response and advanced treatment saved a stroke patient

November 27, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
For Elizabeth Serpe, timing was everything when she suffered a stroke on Aug. 6.

Fed up; how weight loss led to a new life

November 20, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
In August 2016, Eric Suarez had reached a point where his weight was seriously interfering with everyday life.
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Family's message: Make sure you know CPR

September 11, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Rudi Tanck knows the value of CPR because family members used it to save his life when he suffered a heart attack.

Minimally-invasive procedure lowers stroke risk for heart patient

September 10, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
With transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) there is minimal risk of stroke, nerve damage or cardiac complications.
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Immediate Care visit results in diagnosis of life-threatening blood clots

September 04, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
After a blood clot in the heart was ruled out, a CT scan confirmed a deep vein thrombosis in his leg and pulmonary embolism in each of Nickerson’s...
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From two strokes to life back on the bike

August 22, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Because David Lannes’ scan didn’t show a large area of brain damage, doctors knew they had brain to save. They quickly determined that he was a...
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