Month: September 2011

Excess Stroke Risk Halts Brain Stent Study

Stents have been used successfully for years in people with atherosclerosis to keep arteries around the heart open and prevent a first, second, or third heart attack. About six years ago, stents were approved for use in the brain, with the hopes of preventing strokes. The brain stents failed miserably. A study designed to test …

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Congratulations Again, Terrell Grice!

The 2010 winner of our “My PSA Contest!” was Terrell Grice of Fayetteville. We received the following update from Terrell’s high school video teacher (Patricia Barnard, of Douglas Byrd High School): Terrell Grice has graduated and is now attending Full Sail University in Florida after receiving a generous scholarship based on his video work. He …

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