911 http://wrvo.org en With strokes, "time saved is brain saved" http://wrvo.org/post/strokes-time-saved-brain-saved <p>While time is often a major factor in determining how much damage a medical ailment can cause, it is especially true with strokes. Under the right conditions, the reversibility of stroke symptoms can decrease by the minute. But why is the saying “time saved is brain saved” so important when it comes to strokes?</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.dukehealth.org/physicians/larry_b_goldstein">Dr. Larry Goldstein</a>, discusses how to recognize a stroke, and why time is of the essence when it comes to treating them. Dr. Goldstein is a professor of neurology at Duke University and director of the Duke Comprehensive Stroke Center in North Carolina.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Goldstein.</strong></p><p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 00:01:00 +0000 Take Care 47157 at http://wrvo.org With strokes, "time saved is brain saved" Do you know when to visit the emergency room? http://wrvo.org/post/do-you-know-when-visit-emergency-room <p></p><p><em>The emergency room has become an integral part of the American medical system. But how do you know when you should go to the E.R.? Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, hosts of WRVO&#39;s health and wellness show </em><a href="http://wrvo.org/programs/take-care-wrvo-1-npr-news">Take Care</a><em>, recently spoke with emergency physician Dr. Leana Wen about what you should know before you have to visit an emergency room.</em></p><p><em>Lorraine Rapp:</em> Can you give us a quick overview of how emergency rooms have changed over the years&mdash;how it might affect us as patients?</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 11:59:22 +0000 WRVO News 45505 at http://wrvo.org Do you know when to visit the emergency room? Telephone outages in Oswego County affects 911 http://wrvo.org/post/telephone-outages-oswego-county-affects-911 <p>Some people may not be able to reach 911 in sections of Oswego County today (Friday, August 3), due to telephone outages in some parts of the county.</p><p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 20:07:01 +0000 Catherine Loper 23641 at http://wrvo.org New E-911 radios for Oswego County http://wrvo.org/post/new-e-911-radios-oswego-county <p>Starting today, Oswego County will turn on its new E-911 radios. The system comes with some new features.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 19:30:33 +0000 Adam Wolfe 23019 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse Fire Department: On pace to break call record this year http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-fire-department-pace-break-call-record-year <p>The Syracuse Fire Department could set a record for the number of calls this year and officials aren&#39;t sure why.</p><p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 19:58:44 +0000 Ellen Abbott 22254 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse Fire Department: On pace to break call record this year