Spot A Stroke FAST
WHY SHOULD I CALL 9-1-1 AT THE FIRST SIGN?
Time is of the essence! Nationally, only 5% of people having strokes receive treatment because they wait too long to seek it. Don’t wait. Call for help right away.
DOES THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AT VAIL HEALTH TREAT STROKES?
Our board-certified Emergency Department physicians partner with neurologists to quickly evaluate and treat stroke.
SHOULD I BYPASS A SMALLER HOSPITAL TO DRIVE TO A BIG HOSPITAL?
If you or your loved one is experiencing symptoms, get to the hospital immediately. A physician evaluation and CT scan can determine eligibility for clot-busting drugs or other interventions.
Look for an uneven smile
Check if one arm is weak
Listen for slurred speech
Call 9-1-1 at the first sign
The Role of Senescent Cells in Longevity and How to Reduce Their Impact
One key player in this aging process is the presence of senescent cells, cells that have ceased to divide and function but linger in the body, secreting harmful molecules that can lead to various age-related diseases.
Exploring the Role of NAD+ in Aging and Longevity
In the pursuit of healthy aging, scientists and researchers are delving into the intricate world of cellular function, uncovering the key to slowing down the aging process. One molecule that has captured the spotlight in recent years is Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD+), a coenzyme found in every living cell.
Hugs & Kisses for Health
Valentine’s Day is a great time to eat chocolate and write sappy love notes, but it’s important to get plenty of hugs, kisses and snuggles all year-round.