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Kris Letang Set To Make Return From Stroke

Out since suffering a stroke 10 weeks ago, Penguins Defenseman Kris Letang announced that he’ll be making his return Wednesday night against the Detroit Red Wings.

93-7 The Fan–04/09/2014

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Study Looks At Borderline High Blood Pressure And Stroke Risk

David Larson, 65, was first diagnosed with borderline high blood pressure, or pre-hypertension, in his mid-20s.

03/12/2014

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Letang Still Experiencing Stroke Symptoms, Wants To Play Again

Kris Letang is continuing to recover from a stroke he suffered in January.

02/27/2014

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Former NHL Player Brian Mullen Talks About Life After Stroke

Bob Pompeani talked with former NHL player Brian Mullen about suffering a stroke and life afterwards.

93-7 The Fan–02/15/2014

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Fans Worried About Letang, Wish Him Full Recovery

While the focus at CONSOL Energy Center was on the ice Friday night, thoughts were with the one defenseman whose absence was felt by fans who earlier in the day learned of Kris Letang’s stroke.

02/07/2014

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Cardiologist Explains Letang’s Condition

Kris Letang’s stroke is thought to be related to a hole in his heart.

02/07/2014

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Penguins: Letang Had Stroke, Will Miss 6 Weeks

The Penguins confirm that defenseman Kris Letang suffered a stoke last week.

02/07/2014

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First-Ever Stroke Prevention Guidelines Issued For Women

When Anne-Marie Conlan was pregnant with her first child, she was rushed to the hospital at 37 weeks with pre-eclampsia.

02/06/2014

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Strokes Becoming More Common Among Young People

Strokes are becoming more common among those you wouldn’t expect: young people.

10/24/2013

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Mind Control Helping Paralyzed Patients

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine are among several in the world studying mind-controlled limbs.

KDKA-TV–12/17/2012

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Kevin Sorbo Talks About Stroke, Career

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to actor Kevin Sorbo, of “Hercules” fame, about his stroke at an early age and why you could be in danger of having a stroke.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/25/2012

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Some Diseases Starting To Strike Younger Patients

When you hear things like stroke, Alzheimer’s and gout, you usually think of those as affecting older people. However, there’s a list of diseases out there that are hitting people younger and younger.

07/06/2012

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Researchers Testing Stem Cells As Treatment For Stroke Recovery

Injecting stem cells into the brain of someone who has had a stroke is a hot button issue. Is it safe? Can it be done? That’s what researchers at the University of Pittsburgh are trying to find out.

06/04/2012

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Pitt Fullback Derrick Burns Suffered Stroke

A sophomore on the Pitt football team has suffered an apparent stroke. The parents of fullback Derrick Burns say it happened while he was on the phone.

05/23/2012

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Study: Patients With Brain Stents Fared Worse

When people enter a clinical trial, they often want the experimental treatment, but that may not always be best. In fact, researchers looking at stents in the brain for stroke find that people who got these actually did worse.

09/07/2011

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