Big data is making big promises to improve our health. But should consumers believe them? The rise in healthcare provider data breaches, not to mention the sale of medical data to third-party brokers, suggests consumers aren’t wrong to be skeptical. But is there anything they can do to protect themselves and their data? To be a security-conscious consumer, The Stroke Recovery Foundation shares what you need to know.
The Wall Street Journal, in a front-page article Heart Disease Roars Back, (6/22- 23/19) reported on what for many seems shocking – the fact that stroke and heart disease is significantly on the rise. This is a surprising turnaround as medical experts were making considerable progress in reducing heart and […]
With Mother’s Day upon us, let me respectfully remind you that STROKE IS A WOMAN’S ISSUE. More woman suffer strokes, are caregivers, don’t participate in clinical research, don’t work out while their hubby’s do. Too many don’t care for themselves as much as they do for their husbands. […]
Stroke survivors can have a double whammy – the later onset of Alzheimer’s disease! Approximately 5.5 million people in the US have Alzheimer’s disease, leaving them with crippling out-of-pocket costs to the tune of $10,315 each year compared to $2,232 for those without a cognitive disability. This is in addition […]
Wake-Up Women of the World Stroke Is A Woman’s Issue Commemorating International Woman’s Day, I, a stroke survivor and founder of Stroke Recovery Foundation say YOU need to know that stroke is a woman’s issue! Researching stroke, it hit like a thunderbolt! I never knew it, few discuss […]