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Duke Telestroke Network Improves Stroke Care, Patient Outcomes at 5 NC, VA Hospitals
Duke Telestroke Network Improves Stroke Care, Patient Outcomes at 5 NC, VA Hospitals

Patients at Duke Telestroke Network hospitals get the immediate care they need and, when necessary, are transferred faster to hospitals providing advanced proc ...

Robotic arm gives independence to teen with muscular dystrophy
Robotic arm gives independence to teen with muscular dystrophy

A North Carolina teenager with muscular dystrophy gained an important measure of independence when a robotic arm was installed on his wheelchair.

Recovering From a Concussion
Recovering From a Concussion

When the brain experiences a traumatic blow, a mild traumatic brain injury -- more often referred to as a concussion -- can result. Headaches, dizziness, fatig ...

Complex Aneurysm Removed During Life-Saving Brain Surgery
Complex Aneurysm Removed During Life-Saving Brain Surgery

Connie Gonzalez was diagnosed with a complex, giant aneurysm, after not taking no from her first doctor, and insisting she be seen at Duke. After life-saving b ...

Quick-Thinking Duke Doctors Diagnose and Repair Ruptured Aneurysm
Quick-Thinking Duke Doctors Diagnose and Repair Ruptured Aneurysm

When Michael Bentley of Raleigh felt lightheadedness, he listened to his wife and headed to Duke Urgent Care. Doctors there immediately recognized that Bentley ...

Using TV to Educate People About Medicine
Using TV to Educate People About Medicine

Ever wonder how medical dramas develop their plots? Experts, like Duke neurosurgeon Oren Gottfried, MD, are often the brains behind the stories, ensuring the i ...

Know the Danger Signs for Stroke
Know the Danger Signs for Stroke

Joe Vetter didn't recognize the sudden change in his vision as being a sign of a stroke, but his wife knew something was wrong. A trip to Duke Urgent Care, and ...

Concussions: What to Do After
Concussions: What to Do After

Although most people recover fully within seven to 10 days after a concussion, how quickly they improve depends very much on how well they take care of themsel ...