Children are not Invulnerable to Stroke

Though it’s predominantly associated with adults, stroke does not discriminate based on age, and can potentially affect children. The American Stroke Association® (ASA) notes that, while stroke is most common among the elderly, strokes also occur in toddlers, children, and teenagers. “Signs of stroke are often missed

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Local Hospital and Institute Recognized Nationally for High Quality Stroke Care

Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI) has once again been nationally recognized for high quality stroke care by the American Heart Association (AHA). The Kaleida Health facility received the AHA’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, which recognizes the hospital’s commitment to

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High Blood Pressure Redefined for the First Time in 14 Years

High blood pressure should be treated earlier with lifestyle changes and in some patients with medication – at 130/80 mm Hg rather than 140/90 – according to the first comprehensive new high blood pressure guidelines in more than a decade. The guidelines are being published by the

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