organ donor http://wrvo.org en This week: how stroke affects women; plus vegan diets and kidney transplants http://wrvo.org/post/week-how-stroke-affects-women-plus-vegan-diets-and-kidney-transplants <p>Strokes that occur in women create symptoms that are different than those in men. Women may experience the classic sudden numbness or severe headache, but they may also develop arm pain, general weakness or hiccups.</p><p>Rochele Clark, Upstate Medical University's stroke program coordinator, explains the importance of calling 911 immediately. Quick action is essential to help lessen the damage from a stroke.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:48:08 +0000 HealthLink on Air 57290 at http://wrvo.org Organ donor registry now available online http://wrvo.org/post/organ-donor-registry-now-available-online <p>New York state is hoping that a new way to join the state&#39;s organ donor registry online will mean a longer list of potential donors. Central New Yorkers, who have had to make decisions about organ donations, are encouraging New Yorkers to log on.</p><p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 17:08:15 +0000 Ellen Abbott 18266 at http://wrvo.org Organ donor registry now available online