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Heart Walk 2016

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This announcement is from Blogger Herb Silverman: HEART WALK ’16 OCTOBER 22 MARIETTA SQUARE Life is Why! Closing in on my twenty-six year anniversary as a survivor, suffering a massive stroke at the age of 27, (oy vey!) I understand the support of groundbreaking pediatric heart and stroke research. Moreover, about 36,000 babies are born […]

As always, I am truly grateful thousands of people read, dissect, mull about and engage in discussions of the posts on my blog, Unmistakably Herb. However, more than several people have asked about my sub-headline, “Life lessons learned…” and the origins of why I do what I do. Promise to Strive In my realm, it […]

This is a message from National Stroke Association regarding the 2nd annual “Comeback Trail—Your Trail, Your Way” to be held on September 10, 2016: Last September, National Stroke Association launched Comeback Trail – Your Trial, Your Way. This free, virtual event offered stroke survivors and friends of the stroke community the opportunity to hit their […]

Pain Management

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A new, drug-free, long-term pain management therapy that may help reduce your pain and improve quality of life –The StimRouter™ Neuromodulation System StimRouter is a minimally-invasive therapy cleared by the FDA for the treatment of chronic peripheral nerve pain. Bioness is focused on bringing relief to Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain often occurring as the result of […]

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It’s time for the 13th annual APHASIA CAMP: A relaxing weekend retreat in a rustic setting for people with aphasia SEPTEMBER 9-11, 2016 YMCA Camp Manitou New Auburn, Wis. Click on the link below for the 2016 Aphasia Camp brochure. Aphasia CampBro 2016

Rx Dangers

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A message from Rx Dangers: In 2013 the Mayo Clinic found that nearly 70 percent of Americans take at least one prescription drug each month. The majority of medications are safe for consumption, but we believe in educating the public about thousands of prescription and over-the-counter medications, many of which have the potential to cause […]

Aphasia is a challenging condition that can take months, or even years. Unfortunately, many patients can find that their insurance coverage has run out before they are fully on the mend. This can be very frustrating, since patients can find that help ends just when they have begun making big strides in their recovery. Private […]

Stroke can be a costly especially if you are taking several medications which can put a dent in the pocketbook. But there is help with prescription costs for anyone on Medicare through a program called Extra Help which is offered through the Social Security Administration. Extra Help offers help with monthly premiums, annual deductibles and […]

A Message from National Stroke Association: Do you know the symptoms of stroke? We are in the midst of National Stroke Awareness Month, and still have so much to share. Not only is stroke the fifth leading cause of death, but also a leading cause of adult disability in the U.S. According to research, less […]