May is National Stroke Awareness Month If you or a loved one is experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 or visit your nearest emergency room. SAN FRANCISCO –Fear of exposure to COVID-19 shouldn’t keep you away from the emergency department – especially if you’re experiencing signs of stroke or heart attack. Sutter emergency departments have …
Every day brings new scientific insights into COVID-19, read about two new studies from Sutter Health experts.
On Wednesday April 22nd the staff of Sutter’s Mills-Peninsula Medical Center received a special surprise.
Racing heartbeat? Butterflies in your chest? If it’s not new love, it could be a common heart condition that carries serious consequences.
Quelling the storms of seizures in people with epilepsy: Part 2 of a series highlighting Sutter epilepsy research
Epilepsy—a neurological disorder caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain—impacts almost 3.4 million nationwide. Despite advances in epilepsy treatment, approximately one-third of adults with the illness experience recurrent seizures. Read more to learn how Sutter researchers are uncovering new clues about how epilepsy develops and how it can be treated more effectively. Stimulating the …
BURLINGAME, Calif. – It was a 9-1-1 response three years in the making.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Breast cancer research has the potential to improve cancer care for the 3.8 million American women living with the illness. Recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re highlighting the bold science and game-changing breast cancer research at Sutter. This work can help advance knowledge of how to detect and treat the illness.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Stephen Hawking—one of the world’s most accomplished physicists— lived most of his life with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). His lifetime of accomplishments and worldwide renown cast an international spotlight on the debilitating disease.
SAN FRANCISCO – How do you take care of those whose life’s work is to take care of others? “Physician, heal thyself” is an increasingly challenging objective to achieve for the more than 50% of American clinicians who report symptoms of burnout. Emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, depression and feelings of helplessness burden the care providers staffing …
BURLINGAME, Calif. – Mills-Peninsula Medical Center (MPMC), part of the Sutter Health not-for-profit network, has received certification as a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC) from The Joint Commission, in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA).