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Health Blog: Archive by Date

September 2011

Inside an Aneurysm Operation

Posted September 27, 2011

A brain aneurysm is a bulging of a blood vessel in the brain, and if it bursts, it can cause a stroke. One option to repair it is through surgery. ideastream intern Gabriel Weinstein brings us inside a surgical suite at University Hospitals while Dr. Warren Selman operates on a potentially deadly aneurysm.

Surviving Stroke

Surviving Stroke

Posted September 23, 2011

Every four minutes someone dies from stroke and it stands as the leading cause of disability in the United States. What exactly is a stroke and why do people have them? What are the most common symptoms and why is it so important to get immediate medical attention?

Resources for Surviving Stroke

Resources for Surviving Stroke

Posted September 19, 2011

Resources related to Surviving Stroke coverage.