House Calls

SUM 2017

House Calls Magazine is a quarterly publication that focuses on health and wellness. It includes a wide assortment of articles with topics on the latest health and wellness information, nutrition, safety, lifestyles, and more.

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Gail was gardening when she started having a stroke. She was rushed to the hospital and received a life-saving procedure that uses a catheter to pull the stroke-causing clot from the brain. "We see patients who were unable to move half of their bodies or unable to speak and all of sudden, after this procedure, they're pretty much back to normal," says Dr. Leonardo Morantes, stroke medical director at Roper St. Francis. "It almost feels like a miracle." To see Gail's full story and learn more about the procedure she received, go online to w w w . r s f h . c o m / g a i l . To learn how you can help advance stroke care, visit w w w . r s f h f o u n d a t i o n . o r g / d o n a t e / s t r o k e . Every Moment Matters P H O T O G R A P H B Y S U L L Y S U L L I V A N last page 48 { summer 2017 } h o u s e c a l l s

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