Responding to Stroke

Medford, Ore. —   Every 40 seconds, somewhere in America, someone has a stroke. It is a leading cause of death in the U.S.  – claiming more than 130,000 lives every year. During the month of May, National Stroke Awareness Month, health professionals are reminding everyone to know the signs of a stroke.  The National … Continue reading »

Stroke Survivor to Run Half-Marathon

MEDFORD, Ore. — Running a marathon is a challenge for the average person, but for one local woman it will mean even more. That’s because just months ago, Rocio Mendoza suffered a stroke. The 25-year-old is also a nurse at Providence Medford Medical Center. She says she suffered a stroke in September after a run. … Continue reading »