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An Expert’s View on Current ALS Research, Treatments

Aug 25, 2014

One of the biggest challenges with curing a disease is figuring out what causes it. Is ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, caused by genetics, environmental factors, or a combination of other things? Researchers are trying to solve that problem. Dr. Mark Bromberg, director of the ALS clinic ...

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What is ALS?

Aug 21, 2014

While ALS is a fairly rare disorder, it is devastating for those who contract it. Dr. Mark Bromberg is the director of the ALS clinic at the University of Utah. He goes over the symptoms of this disorder, which is more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, and talks about what you can do to ...

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Proper Rehabilitation Is Crucial for Stroke Victims to Bounce Back

Aug 12, 2014

Dr. Steven Edgley knows firsthand about the effort required to come back from a stroke. Dr. Tom Miller probes the rehabilitation specialist for insights into maximizing a stroke victim’s potential. From the hospital bed to returning to a full life, rehabilitation requires individual effort and ...

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The Importance of Walking Speed for Stroke Victims

Aug 5, 2014

Walking is something many of us take for granted. For a stroke survivor, walking is a crucial component to their recovery and lifetime health. Dr. Tom Miller talks to the Director of Stroke Rehabilitation at the University of Utah and stoke survivor Dr. Steven R. Edgley about the importance of ...

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What Your Heartbeat Might Mean for Risk of Stroke

Jul 29, 2014

Atrial fibrillation and stroke, are they related and can it be treated? Dr. Tom Miller talks to Stroke Specialist Dr. Dana Dewitt about diagnosis, treatment options, new medicines, and whether aspirin is a viable treatment option....

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A Primer on Multiple Sclerosis

Jul 22, 2014

Recent advancements in the treatment of multiple sclerosis have dramatically transformed outcomes for patients diagnosed with the disease. Dr. Dana Dewitt, a specialist in multiple sclerosis care, describes how different forms of the disease present themselves. She and Dr. Tom Miller explore the ...

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You’ve had a Stroke, Now What?

Jul 15, 2014

The same risk factors that cause stroke can make you susceptible for repeat occurrences. Stroke specialist Dr. Dana Dewitt and Dr. Tom Miller talk about the importance of knowing the risk factors. They also discuss how to reduce your risk for stroke....

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