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Three CHI Health Hospitals Receive Achievement Awards for Stroke Care
he American Heart Association Award recognizes CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center, CHI Health St. Elizabeth and CHI Health Good Samaritan.
Brain Trauma a ‘Silent Epidemic’
About 17,000 Iowans are seen in emergency departments every year because of TBI. That number does not include the thousands of Iowans who experience..
Now What? Alzheimer's, Down Syndrome, & Other Disorders
Researchers in the field of Alzheimer’s continue to try to unlock the secrets of the disease and other types of dementia.
Drs. Chamczuk and Patil Discuss Neurosurgical Treatments on the Morning Blend
CHI neurosurgeons talk about surgical procedures that access deep structures of the brain; and even minimally invasive brain surgery.
Dr. Christopher Mascott Discusses the Latest Surgical and Radiosurgical Options on The Morning Blend
Dr. Mascott is the only fellowship-trained epilepsy neurosurgeon in the state, as well as a world-renowned brain tumor surgeon.
The CHI Health Neurosciences Institute Will Feature Top Trained Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Researchers and More
By 2016 they will have that right here in Omaha with the first-of-its-kind Neuroscience Institute. It’s a 31,000 square foot state-of-the-art...
Stroke Changes Her Perspective; Do YOU Know the Warning Signs?
“Generally most people don’t get come in within the first three hours. They tend to postpone it,” he said. “But she came in early. She’s recovered...
Understanding the brain and behaviors
The profound social and economic impact of an aging population highlights the need to understand the factors that influence cognitive health...
AHA Recognizes CHI Health CUMC with Awards in Heart Failure, Stroke
These important awards recognize CUMC’s emphasis on improving patient outcomes and providing evidence-based care that can reduce 30-day readmissions
Breakthroughs in Epilepsy, Other Neurological Research Just Keep Coming
The CHI Health Epilepsy Center at Creighton University Medical Center (CUMC) has been designated as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center by the NAEC...
Mother Prays: ‘Please Let My Daughter Have Her Life Back’
Mary Overton remembered praying the Sunday her daughter had seizure after seizure. Twenty-year-old Heather was exhausted from the exertion.
Football Head Injury Could Have Killed High Schooler
16-year-old Scott didn’t want to let the team down. So he kept playing defense and he kept practicing.
Maybe You’ve Never Heard of It, but Aphasia can be Debilitating
It was a word Elle Roggasch hadn’t heard before. But after her three strokes, she became all too familiar with it.
Deputy Glad He Didn't Wait Out Stroke Symptoms
Many patients with stroke symptoms wait too long; Corporal Rich Forristall is glad he didn't.
5 Ways to Prevent a Stroke
Up to 80 percent of strokes can be prevented. Here are five ways you can reduce your risk.