Tag: stroke symptoms

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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The "Big Man" suffers a stroke

Sad news this morning from the world of music, Clarence Clemons, world-class rock saxophonist and long-time member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band reportedly suffered a massive stroke last night at his home in Florida.
Clemons, who is affectionately referred to a the “Big Man,” apparently was taken to a stroke center immediately and has

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Young people have strokes(and die from them), too

When a co-worker mentioned today that Nate Dogg had died, I wasn’t sure who he was. I did guess that he was a rapper. I didn’t guess that he died from complications of multiple strokes. He was only 41.
But because I talk to and interview stroke specialists frequently, I wasn’t totally shocked to hear it.
The docs

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