CVMC Strokehero Goes to Capitol Hill


The following is an update to a story published in June 2014 in the Health First Center Newsletter, “Stroke Robot

STAYING AFLOAT – Ruth Deaton Receives World’s Smallest Heart Monitor to Help REVEAL the Cause of Stroke

Ruth Deaton holds a miniaturized insertable cardiac monitor like the one she received in July to  help determine if irregularities in her heart are responsible for a stroke she had in May

Ruth Deaton has been surrounded by accomplished surgeons her whole life. Her father, Glen R. Frye, was a surgeon. Her

My Stroke Story: Julia Rush

Famed local artist, Julia Rush, 73 returned to living in the loft on Hickory's Union Square that bears her name after recovering from a stroke in late 2013.

Hickory Artist Julia Rush Shares Her Stroke Story “Ellen, do I sound like I’m slurring my words?” asked Julia Rush during