Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Again, battling stroke myths and misunderstandings

Here's another slant on taking down some misconceptions about strokes and survivors - in an article titled "Ex-scientist's stroke opens minds to recovery."

When Jill Bolte Taylor had a stroke in 1996, it didn't just change her life. ...

"I've actually had people write me, 'I'm apologizing to you for how I treated stroke patients,'" says Taylor, 50.

Her experience and book has changed how some health professionals have treated survivors.

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