Stroke

Newton Medical Center has once again received the Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus. Bestowed on us by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, this accolade signifies our commitment to getting stroke patients the clot-busting treatment they need faster, reducing long-term effects and disability. Learn more about our stroke center >





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.
 
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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Christa Murphy was in the bathroom getting ready for work, yet the routine wasn't going like it should.

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Black and Hispanic Americans have a much higher risk of a second bleeding stroke than whites, and more research is needed to find out why, a new study suggests.

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Treating stroke survivors' blood pressure more aggressively might prevent a substantial number of deaths, a new study estimates.

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A new MRI scanning technique can help doctors better nail down when a person has suffered a stroke and whether clot-busting drugs will help preserve their brain.

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Stroke is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, but a lack of awareness and resources hinder efforts to change that, the American Stroke Association says.

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After a stroke, many patients are given the clot-busting intravenous drug alteplase, but another drug may be more effective, Australian researchers report.

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