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  • 101. Learning to Swim Again - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Learnin -to-Swim-Again/

  • 102. Brain Stem Stroke... of recovery in mild to moderate brain stem strokes.. ... Have you or someone you love had a stroke? There is a life after stroke, and we're here to help. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/Brain-Stem-Stroke_UCM_310771_Article.jsp

  • 103. A Special Thank You - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... We all have people in our lives that have impacted us as human beings: ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/A-Speci l-Thank-You/

  • 104. Strength and Resistance Training Exercise... Better quality of life. ... What if I'm recovering from a cardiac event or stroke? Some people are afraid to exercise after a heart attack. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/PhysicalActivity/Fitn ssBasics/Strength-and-Resistance-Training-Exercise_UCM_462357_Article.jsp .jsp

  • 105. Basic Life Support (BLS)... 15-1409 Acute Stroke Online. ... The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a ... be available to claim for this activity after six months ...

    cpr.heart.org/AHAECC/CPRAndECC/Training/HealthcareProfessi nal/AcuteStrokeOnline/UCM_476667_Acute-Stroke-Online.jsp

  • 106. Stroke Connection Summer 2014... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2014/

  • 107. Kaysee Hyatt's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Everyone has a reason to live a longer and ... while improving the quality of life for individuals ... need financial assistance to better the lives of pediatric ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Kaysee-Hy tts-Why/

  • 108. Faces of Heart - San Antonio... first heart surgery, and I was able to see her, I had never seen anything so beautiful in my life, Vanessa described ... We couldn't live our lives in a ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/Faces-of-Heart---San-Antoni _UCM_428290_Article.jsp

  • 109. SWA Health Fair Kits... more. Let's Talk About Stroke Fact Sheets - these sheets include information on stroke prevention and life after stroke. My ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/SWA-Health-Fair-Kits_UCM_32 712_Article.jsp

  • 110. When Stroke Affects the Temporal Lobe - Stroke Connection ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/When-St oke-Affects-the-Temporal-Lobe/

  • 111. Jenna Tischer's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... "CPR saves lives and you don't ... "It's become such a big part of our life and I ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer and healthier life. Tell us yours. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/Jenna-Tis hers-Why/

  • 112. Dr. Glen Gillen Weighs In on 'Am I Losing Ground?' - Stroke ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Am-I-Lo ing-Ground-Dr-Glen-Gillen-Weighs-In/

  • 113. The Synergy of Managing Multiple Stroke Risks - Stroke ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/The-Syn rgy-of-Managing-Multiple-Stroke-Risks/

  • 114. Tips to Combat Depression After a Stroke -- Go Red For ...... study on the factors that influence depression after a stroke ... It's easy to focus on loss following a stroke. ... that there are still many things in life that are ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/tips-to-combat-depression-after-a-stroke/

  • 115. Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Subscribe/Download- he-Stroke-Connection-App-for-FREE/

  • 116. Only the Lonely... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Life-at-the-Curb/On y-the-Lonely/

  • 117. Stroke Connection Fall 2014... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2014/

  • 118. Working My Way Back - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2015/Working My-Way-Back/

  • 119. When Men Take Care - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... themes emerged and suggested that the men were struggling to maintain their prior lives: ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/When-Me -Take-Care/

  • 120. What to Expect in Stroke Rehab - Stroke Connection ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/What-to-E pect-in-Stroke-Rehab/

  • 121. When Stroke Affects the Brain Stem - Stroke Connection ...... But after nine months, he retired to be Lisha's full-time ... I eat, breathe and live for taking care of Lisha ... to get her back to a normal life walking and ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/When-St oke-Affects-the-Brain-Stem/

  • 122. Help Your Patients Make the Connection... letter of apology to her daughter, Katie, for all the ways Mom's stroke changed their lives. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Help-Your-Patients- ake-the-Connection/?utm_campaign=stroke_connection&utm_source=phd&utm_medium=link&utm_content=spring2018-flyer _medium=link&utm_content=spring2018-flyer

  • 123. Twenty things you didn't know about stroke, that may save a ...... of stroke to receive treatment fast, could help save a life. ... For the first three months after a stroke, the ... made over the last twenty years to save lives.. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/twenty-things-you-didnt-know-about stroke-that-may-save-a-life

  • 124. Keep a Good Spirit! - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Keep-a- ood-Spirit/

  • 125. Donna Garlough's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... This is how convoluted the motherly mind can be, said Donna, who lives in Boston ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer and healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Donna-Gar oughs-Why/

  • 126. 911 Warnings Signs of a Heart Attack... Heart attack and stroke are life-and-death ... strokes in progress, reducing disability and saving lives. ... must be given relatively quickly after heart attack ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/911-Warnings-Signs-of-a- eart-Attack_UCM_305346_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 127. Profiles of Adolescent Survival - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... families or organizations who need financial assistance to better the lives of pediatric stroke ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Profile -in-Adolescent-Survival/

  • 128. Horses, Music May Boost Stroke Recovery - Stroke ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Horses-Mu ic-May-Boost-Stroke-Recovery/

  • 129. Sex and Heart Disease... Updated:Mar 16,2018. Is sex safe for heart disease patients? Readjusting to everyday life can be tough for heart disease patients. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Sex-and-Heart-Disease_UCM_436414_Article.jsp

  • 130. More stroke patients eligible for crucial treatments under new ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/More-st oke-patients-eligible-for-crucial-treatments-under-new-guidelines/

  • 131. Stopping daily aspirin increases heart attack, stroke risk ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/Stoppin -daily-aspirin-increases-heart-attack-stroke-risk/

  • 132. A Central Pain Syndrome Survivor's Perspective - Stroke ...... disabling, frustrating and isolating, it is an invisible disease in itself, affecting the lives of both ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/A-Centr l-Pain-Syndrome-Survivors-Perspective/

  • 133. Understanding Common Post-Stroke Medications - Stroke ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Understan ing-Common-Post-Stroke-Medications/

  • 134. Submit Your Story | Stroke Connection Magazine... letter of apology to her daughter, Katie, for all the ways Mom's stroke changed their lives. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Submit-Your-Story/

  • 135. Uncommon Causes of Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2014/Uncommo -Causes-of-Stroke/

  • 136. There Are No Accidents, Even Cerebrovascular Ones - Stroke ...... so that they can see in his example what a contribution they make in patients' lives.. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/There-A e-No-Accidents-Even-Cerebrovascular-Ones/

  • 137. Stroke deaths on the rise for Americans - Stroke Connection ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/Stroke- eaths-on-the-Rise-for-Americans/

  • 138. Symptoms of a Stroke in Women - Go Red for Women... After talking to her doctor about a migraine, Tamika learned ... down the path to have another stroke, she said ... realized I needed to get my life together ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/symptoms-of-a-stroke/

  • 139. MIND diet slows cognitive decline in stroke survivors - Stroke ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/MIND-di t-slows-cognitive-decline-in-stroke-survivors/

  • 140. Tyree Russell's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... I want to be an inspiration to others and show them that they can change their lives.. Everyone has a reason to live a longer and healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Tyree-R ssells-Why/

  • 141. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/

  • 142. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue Info Sheet ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Fatigue-Info-Sheet/

  • 143. Bi-partisan budget deal a win for heart and stroke patients ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/Bi-part san-budget-deal-a-win-for-heart-and-stroke-patients/

  • 144. New Morning - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... letter of apology to her daughter, Katie, for all the ways Mom's stroke changed their lives. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/New-Morni g/

  • 145. Stroke Connection Spring 2015... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/

  • 146. Sex and Heart Disease: Life After Diagnosis - Go Red for ...... a healthy sex life is key to improving your quality of life. ... out the American Heart Association's brochures on sex after a heart attack and stroke ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/sex-and-heart-disease/

  • 147. When Stroke Affects the Thalamus - Stroke Connection ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/When-St oke-Affects-the-Thalamus/

  • 148. Stroke in Adolescents - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... families or organizations who need financial assistance to better the lives of pediatric stroke ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Stroke- n-Adolescents/

  • 149. Stroke is Always a Medical Emergency - Stroke Connection ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Stroke- s-Always-a-Medical-Emergency/

  • 150. Stroke Connection Winter 2014... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2014/



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