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NetWellness & ideastream - Surviving Stroke

- a new kind of partnership -

ideastream in collaboration with NetWellness and other multimedia partners presents Surviving Stroke!

NetWellness and ideastream are partnering to bring more understanding to the health and medical issues you care about. Launched in 1995, NetWellness is a consumer information website from Case Western Reserve University, The Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati. ideastream is a non-profit public broadcasting organization including WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN, WCLV and other educational and public service media. Surviving Stroke is part of ideastream’s ongoing multiple-media coverage on important health issues presented in collaboration with The Plain Dealer and NetWellness. Through this partnership, you will be able to explore ideastream’s programs as NetWellness puts in-depth information at your fingertips. 

Stories about Surviving Stroke from 90.3 WCPN ideastream

ideastream in collaboration with NetWellness, The Plain Dealer, WKYC Channel 3 News, and The City Club of Cleveland present Surviving Stroke: a multimedia exploration of this perplexing and often unrecognized health threat.  This special coverage examined how a clot busting drug and GPS-like mapping technology have helped revolutionize stroke survival.  Coverage also explored the future of stroke treatment and prevention including brain cooling and stem cells.

A stroke occurs every 40 seconds in America. They range from barely noticeable to massive and deadly. 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? Why do African-Americans have the highest rate of stroke?

Surviving Stroke is a multiple media exploration of this perplexing and often unrecognized health threat. This special coverage will examine how a clot busting drug and GPS-like mapping technology have helped revolutionize stroke survival. Coverage will also explore the future of stroke treatment and prevention including brain cooling, and stem cells.

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Last Reviewed: Feb 25, 2014