Tag: stroke signs

Teacher Returns to Classroom 8 Days After Stroke

Teacher Returns to Classroom 8 Days After Stroke

On the one year anniversary of his stroke, Blair Russell spent the evening with friends at Busch Stadium cheering his favorite team, the St. Louis Cardinals, on to a win.
On May 4, 2015, 37-year-old Blair Russell was teaching his fifth-graders math, just as he did every day after lunch. Suddenly, something felt off. “I was

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Time is brain – we can't stress it enough

Time is brain – we can't stress it enough

A recent article discusses how important it is to recognize stroke symptoms so that stroke sufferers can get to an emergency room with enough time to be administered the clot-busting drug TPA.
We couldn’t agree more.
Here at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, we see our fair share of stroke cases, and we have a saying – “time

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