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

First Watchman patient at Carle refocuses on a healthier life

Ronald Eaker of Champaign used to worry about a potential stroke burdening those around him. The Watchman device, implanted in his heart, reduced that risk and gave him a confidence boost.

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.

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.

'What I wish people knew' about living with diabetes

Diabetes is often misunderstood. Two women share how technology and support improve how they’re living with the chronic condition.

Helpful Q&A preps people for free 'Living with Heart Failure' event

Let’s review some basic terms and concepts from Carle experts that you’ll need to know to manage a heart condition.

Future physician-engineer puts her heart and soul into research

Heart and stroke prevention benefit from Carle staff and Carle Illinois College of Medicine students partnering on research.

Weight-loss success: 'I had to know surgery was right for me'

In the 15 years since her surgery, Karen DeBauche has hiked Alaskan glaciers and savored her job and circle of friends.

Doctors help patient get heart healthy for life-saving surgery

“Everybody needs to know miraculous things happen because Dr. Carpenter and Dr. Brasch go to work every day."

Nightly CPAP use revs up Rantoul resident's day-to-day life

Patients earn top honors for region and nation for using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines for safer sleep.

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