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Place Your Bets to Beat Brain Cancer

If you know the name Garo Yepremian, it likely brings to mind the great Miami Dolphins’ teams of the 1970s, but probably not brain cancer research. These days, however, the former pro-bowl NFL kicker is dedicated to raising money to beat a tougher opponent than the Dallas Cowboys, Pittsburgh Steelers, or Oakland Raiders of any more »

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Jefferson Nurses

Celebrating Jefferson Nurses

Over more than five decades at Jefferson, Janet C.  Hindson, RN, set the highest standards of nursing with care and concern for patients, their families and her colleagues. After Hindson’s death in 1998, the Miss Janet C. Hindson Award was established to honor a Jefferson nurse who meets the standards of excellence in care, compassion more »

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Stroke Alert Day

Are You at Risk of a Stroke?

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in this country. But perhaps even more disturbing is that strokes, or brain attacks, are far and away the leading cause of disability. Do you know if you or someone you care for is at risk? High blood pressure or hypertension is a leading cause of stroke. more »

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