I Think of Strokes Happening in Older People, Not Me

A sunny, hot day on the golf course in July, Karen Walsh’s life as she knew it changed. Having the greatest round ever and working toward a new personal best, she was getting ready to drive the ball when she had a sudden onset of dizziness. Thinking she was just dehydrated, she drank liquids but […]

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Gold Level Heart Attack and Stroke Care at UConn Health

The American Heart Association (AHA) has once again bestowed gold level honors upon UConn John Dempsey Hospital for its continued excellence in heart attack and stroke care. In fact, 2020 marks the sixth straight year that the hospital has received the highest gold honors for heart attack care and the fourth year in a row for stroke care.

Dr. Sanjay Mittal examines a patient in the Stroke Center. (Kristin Wallace/UConn Health photo)

Crisis Averted: Stopping Strokes

UConn Health's nationally-renowned stroke treatment center is always looking for new ways to help patients.

A Stroke Patient’s Meaningful Return to Running 13.1 Miles

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Read the inspiring patient success story of a UConn Health stroke survivor patient named Kevin Verge. He will be running the virtual UConn Health Half Marathon June 4-7.