Stroke

Healthgrades recently released their 2019 Report to the Nation, in which they ranked Newton Medical Center among the top 10 percent of hospitals for the treatment of stroke. They also gave us a five-star rating – the highest achievable – for the treatment of heart failure, respiratory failure and sepsis. Read more >






Stroke Programs and Screenings


Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”
 
Stroke Support Group
This group offers support and encouragement for recovering stroke patients and their caregivers.
Fourth Tuesday of the month; 6:00 to 7:00pm
Newton Medical Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8620.


Stroke Articles
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1 in 4 People Over 25 Will Be Hit by Stroke

THURSDAY, Dec. 20, 2018 -- A quarter of the world's people over the age of 25 will experience a debilitating stroke during their lifetime, a new study estimates.

Rates vary country to country, but in the United States 23 percent to 29 percent of people can expect a stroke sometime in their lives, concluded a team led by Dr. Gregory Roth.

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