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WakeMed Stroke Team Saving More Lives

Download a printable version of this blog post. The window of time the WakeMed Stroke Team can perform stroke treatment has just increased from 6 to 24 hours after symptom onset for certain stroke patients.  In addition, more patients with mild ischemic stroke symptoms may now qualify for medical treatment with clot-dissolving medication. Recent Trials […]

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Breathe Easier with Pulmonary Rehab & Cardiopulmonary Therapy

WakeMed Pulmonary Rehab & Cardiopulmonary Therapy is designed to help people with breathing problems for ANY reason get back to the independence and daily activities they enjoy. Pulmonary rehab is available for patients with a qualifying COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) diagnosis; cardiopulmonary therapy is available to patients who are having breathing problems for ANY […]

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Fertility Awareness

Infertility is defined as the inability of a couple to achieve a pregnancy after a considerable amount of time. The amount of time is usually one year for females under the age of 35 or six months for a female over the age of 35 with regular unprotected sexual relations. Infertility also includes a woman […]

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