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Carle remains among nation’s best for U.S. Hospitals for clinical outcomes

Veteran-focused event explains truth behind traumatic brain injury

Nick Sullivan’s life in the Army changed when a helicopter accident severely injured his brain and body. 

Couple's stroke-care experience lets long love story continue

Urbana's Robin Clarke continues to recover from a subarachnoid hemorrhage from a ruptured aneurysm, a type of bleeding stroke. 

Hospital receives sought-after Comprehensive Stroke Center designation

DNV GL Healthcare designates Carle Foundation Hospital as its only Comprehensive Stroke Center in downstate Illinois.

Cochlear implants ease relationship strains hearing loss can cause

Adjusting after surgery takes some time and several visits so the devices work optimally for each person.

Partner investment in 7 Tesla MRI impacts Illinois research, patient care

Carle Foundation Hospital and the University of Illinois launch an exciting first-of-its-kind partnership to conduct both basic and applied research to advance and improve patient care.

Quick action saves Savoy man's life during heart attack

Within 48 hours of having a heart attack, Gary Scroggins walked out of the hospital thanks to Carle Arrow Ambulance in Savoy.

Husband, wife grateful they can tag-team telling stroke story

“I came out it with zero deficits (negative effects). I have a little bit of numbness in my right leg, but I don’t walk with a limp.”

Stroke-prevention procedure serves as option for high-risk patients

Carle is the only Illinois hospital outside the Chicago and St. Louis areas to offer TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR).

Farming father's strength speeds up recovery after stroke

Team Kyle Ash: "We worked together ... on various complex cognitive skills he would have done prior to the stroke."

Stroke-prevention care impresses new-to-area shopper

Dr. Zachary Osborne: “Her carotid artery – the large artery from the heart to the brain – was 95 to 99 percent narrowed.”

Miranpuri, Mostafa help patients with complex vascular needs

More important than leading-edge tools is the Carle Neuroscience Institute collaborative approach to diagnosis and treatment.

Champaign dad not only alive but thriving after brain injury

“He may not be able to dominate the basketball court like he used to, but I expect Basil to make an almost-full recovery."

Local team gives new life to restless legs syndrome treatment

Daniel Picchietti, MD, develops guidelines to support patients who cope with frustrating condition that inhibits quality sleep.

Thinking Uber instead of an ambulance for stroke? Don't!

“Every minute spent in an Uber is a minute that could be spent getting potentially life-saving pre-hospital care.”

Tanner's tale: Epilepsy, autism and a team that won't quit

Carle Foundation Hospital achieved Level 3 Epilepsy Center accreditation from the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.

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