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Featured Stroke articles

In You Can Prevent a Stroke, Dr. Joshua Yamamoto and Dr. Kristin Thomas help us understand what we can do, and what we can ask of our doctors, to manage the effects of aging on our circulation so that we do not have a stroke.
Can you spot the warning signs of a stroke? Learn what happens before, during, and after a stroke – and why prompt treatment is key to survival.
Blood-thinning medication Pradaxa is now being prescribed to prevent strokes in people with atrial fibrillation. Doctors discuss the pros, cons and potential of this new pill in the latest Missouri Medicine report.
Are there grounds to recommend coffee consumption? Recent studies perk interest. We go in-depth with this report from Missouri Medicine's Nov./Dec. 2011 issue.
Do you stress over when the next natural disaster will strike, yet don't think twice about crossing a busy street? See if your biggest fears are worth the worry.