Should Stroke Survivors Walk Quickly?

A recent British study showed that if stroke survivors walk quickly, they’ll probably return to work. According to the study, 3 feet per second may be the threshold that predicts whether survivors can meet the challenges at work. One of every four people who has a stroke is younger than 65 years old. As many…

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Why Judging Others is Harmful to your Health

Did you know that judging others is harmful to your health? Maybe that’s why your mother always told you never to judge someone until you’d walked in their shoes. We are social creatures and our natural instinct is to judge those around us. We judge people on their driving skills…or lack of. We judge them…

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Five Tips for Effective Communication with Someone who has Aphasia

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It’s hard to communicate with someone who has aphasia because this condition limits how a person talks, understands, reads and writes. Aphasia is usually a result of a stroke. Most strokes are caused when the arteries leading to the brain are suddenly blocked. When this happens, brain cells are deprived of oxygen and begin to…

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