Let’s Move!-Towards a healthier nation. Really??


Subway is also a proud partner of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move™  national movement to make our kids healthier. Smart Move teaming up with Subway and Let’s Move but who’s really winning here?? Here’s a copy of the White House announcement and more on the menu items at Subway-“Eat Fresh”- and you might be […]

TCD and PFO Study Results


TCD is Superior to TEE for Detection of PFO (Patent Foramen Ovale) AHAScience News-International Stroke Conference 2014-San Diego Ralph Sacco, MD, FAHA, past-president of the American Heart Association, interviews David Spence, MD, primary investigator of the trial, “Transcranial Doppler Is Superior to Transesophageal Echocardiography in Detection of Patent Foramen Ovale,” which he presented at ISC […]

A new defensive position for Kris Letang : Stroke Defense


Article by David Dansereau-Know-Stroke.org What type of “D” will be best for Kris Letang following his stroke ? Kris Letang’s recent stroke and press surrounding what may have contributed to it (doctors found a small PFO) are certainly making waves again about PFO closure.  Will he be able to play professional hockey again?  It is […]

Parents: Kids need YOUR help to combat childhood obesity


I took my boys to the 10 am show yesterday to see the Lego Movie.  We arrived early as my boys insisted they would need to get there well in advance to have any chance of getting “good seats”.  As kids and parents filed in I was horrified at what they were carrying in for the […]

What caused Kris Letang’s stroke?


Kris Letang, 26, Pittsburg Penguins defensemen has stroke Pittsburg Penguins’s website reported today that Kris Letang will miss at least six weeks after having a stroke last week.  It stated that further testing on Letang revealed he also had… keep reading