Posted by: yourhealthradio | February 24, 2017

The surprising number of young stroke victims

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy talk with Amy Edmunds, stroke survivor, founder, and chief executive of YoungStoke, and Lester Leung, MD, neurologist and director of the Stroke and Young Adults Program at Tufts Medical Center, about the alarming rate of young stroke victims.

Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, Feb. 25, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 26, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, Feb. 26, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!

  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:57) Drug-resistant ‘nightmare bacteria’ show worrisome ability to diversify and spread; Postpartum depression and anxiety distinct from other mood disorders, brain studies suggest; Women treated for precursor of breast cancer, DCIS, can expect to live as long as other women; Elderly face increased disability risk after emergency room visit
  • Conversations with Amy Edmunds and Dr. Lester Leung (min 9:57-29:34)
  • House Calls (min 29:34-40:00) My aunt had tinnitus for about a year and was diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma. What is that?; Why do I get skin tags and how do I get rid of them?; My son has a stomach bug. How do I keep the rest of my family from catching it?; How can you tell if a family member’s increased drinking is a problem?


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