Strides For Stroke 2015This Saturday, hundreds of walkers will show up at the Battle Creek Regional Park in Maplewood to honor stroke survivors.
Friends Organize Benefit For Mom Who Had Stroke After Giving BirthWhat was supposed to be one of the happiest times in a mother's life turned into a struggle for survival. On February 23, Leia Arntson-Bacig gave birth to her daughter Ripley. Eight days later, Leia suffered a stroke and had severe bleeding in her brain. She was put in a medically-induced coma.
Kelly Feeling 'Very Fortunate' To Be Back With TwinsTom Kelly still has a lot to teach the Minnesota Twins. He wasn't about to let a health scare keep him from returning to spring training. Kelly arrived Thursday at the team's facility, ready to resume work as a guest instructor five months after a minor stroke.
Red Wing Man's Death Touches More Than 60 Lives Via Organ DonationIn times of great grief, we often look for meaning. That came in an unexpected way for a Red Wing woman after losing her husband earlier this month. Brad Einck was an organ donor, and what he shared with one person was particularly powerful.
Football Team, Community Backs Jordan Brothers And Ill MotherTwo brothers in Jordan are learning that the word "team" extends well beyond their fellow football players. Kenny and Ben Alexander's mom, Sherry, had a stroke this past weekend and remains hospitalized. She is a single parent, raising both boys on her own.
Former Twins Manager Tom Kelly Recovering From StrokeFormer manager of the Minnesota Twins, Tom Kelly, suffered a stroke last week and is currently at home recovering.
Man Gets 9 Years For Swindling Friend Out Of Life SavingsA Minneapolis man was swindled out of his life savings when he tried to help a friend in need. Investigators say Thomas Syzdek was going through a divorce and asked his friend, William Meredig, if he could stay with him.
Minn. Company’s Heart Device Helps Stop Blood ClotsA new heart device made by a Minnesota company could help patients reduce their risk for dangerous clots, and get them off blood thinners for good. Millions of Americans across the country suffer from a disorder of the heart's rhythm called atrial fibrillation, or AF. Up until now, the only way these patients could prevent a possible stroke was through blood thinners. For 69-year-old Ruby Engelhaupt, a quick walk to the bed was all it took to wear her out.
STA's Legendary Athletic Director Gone, But Far From ForgottenJack Zahr came to St. Thomas Academy out of college 36 years ago and ascended to the job of athletic director. Eleven days ago, a massive stroke left the 58-year-old in hospice care. The school's leader died on Tuesday night, leaving an institution in shock, and a legacy not soon forgotten.
CDC: 200K Deaths From Cardiovascular Disease Could Be AvoidedOne out of three deaths in the United States is caused by cardiovascular disease. Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 200,000 deaths from heart disease and stroke could be avoided each year.
Injured Veteran Embraces Life After RecoveryFrom 2006 to 2007 Mike Simon served in Iraq. His life changed forever when he was hit by a rocket propelled grenade, suffering a major head injury. After the blast, Mike's wife Marno noticed a change in her husband. "He was able to call home once a week for about twenty minutes, started making really odd comments," Marno said.
Frank Vascellaro, A Snorer In Denial, Undergoes Sleep StudyExperts say 40 percent of Americans snore when they sleep. Then there are those of us who have to sleep next to a snorer. And those of us who are in denial. I was convinced my wife Amelia was imagining it, so I went to a sleep clinic to find the truth.
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