Barrow Neurological Institute

Christina O’Haver

BE FAST to spot a stroke

Every 40 seconds—that’s how often someone has a stroke in the United States. It’s the fifth leading cause of death among Americans, with someone dying of a stroke every 3.5 minutes.
2 years ago
Christina O'Haver, Barrow Neurological Institute

Lifelong golfer returns to game pain free after spine surgery at Barrow

Joe Colello’s love affair with golf began nearly 70 years ago when he stumbled upon a neglected, rusty set of Bobby Jones clubs.
2 years ago

More stroke patients eligible for acute treatment, thanks to research

Historically, patients underwent acute stroke treatments according to strict time guidelines. But thanks to recent advancements in stroke research, more patients are becoming candidates for clot-busting drugs and endovascular therapy at specialized centers like Barrow Neurological Institute.
3 years ago
Christina O’Haver, Barrow Neurological Institute

Time is brain: Why you should ‘BE FAST’ when responding to a stroke

A stroke can happen to anyone at any time. In the United States, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Millions of nerve cells in the brain die every minute that a stroke goes untreated, which increases the risk of lasting neurological deficits.
4 years ago