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Hospital turns away stroke victim

Tiffany Tate suffered a stroke and was rushed to hospital in an ambulance. Her ambulance was turned away — then, she died. Four years ago, Tiffany began her day like any other. With a teenager and an eight-month old at home, she got ready for work and headed off to cover the breakfast shift at… Read More »

How High Is Your Stroke Risk?

Chances are good that as you go about your daily life, of all the things that might cause you worry, having a stroke is not one of them. Unfortunately, it appears that the likelihood of suffering a stroke could be quite a bit higher than many other potential problems that might be on your mind.… Read More »

Massachusetts Stroke Patient Receives ‘Outrageous’ $474,725 Medical Flight Bill

This story is part of a partnership that includes WBUR, NPR and Kaiser Health News. This story can be republished for free (details). Kristina Cunningham was in stable condition on an evening in June, when EMTs lifted her gurney into a medical flight, bound for Boston. The 34-year-old couldn’t use her right arm or speak… Read More »