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  • 151. Quitting cholesterol drugs may raise risk of another 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/Winter-2018/Quittin -cholesterol-drugs-may-raise-risk-of-another-stroke/

  • 152. Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 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/Spring-2016/

  • 153. Help Your Patients Make the Connection... think the only reason we publish Stroke Connection is so they can read John Kawie's column, "Life at the ... Helpful Communication Apps After Stroke. ...

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  • 154. Because of My Stroke - 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-2015/Because of-My-Stroke/

  • 155. tPA: the Sooner, the Better - 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-2017/tPA-the Sooner-the-Better/

  • 156. Exercising in Mid Life May Improve Brain Functionality Later in ...... ability in midlife may increase the risk of stroke in adults after age 65. ... and resistance training contribute to a healthy brain throughout your life. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/PediatricStrokeResources/www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePreventionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResource outStroke/StrokePreventionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/Exercising-in-Mid-Life-May-Improve-Brain-Functionality-Later-in-Life_UCM_486468_Article.jsp

  • 157. A Letter to My Daughter - 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-2018/A-Lette -to-My-Daughter/

  • 158. After ER visit for chest pain, trip to heart doctor may save your ...... After ER visit for chest pain, trip to heart doctor may save your life. Updated:Apr 1,2013. A lot of folks treated for chest pain ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/News/NewsReleases/After-ER-visit-fo -chest-pain-trip-to-heart-doctor-may-save-your-life_UCM_450970_Article.jsp e.jsp

  • 159. Why I Paint - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 2018... 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/Why-I-P int/

  • 160. Support Showcase... 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/Support-Showcase/

  • 161. The Letter - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2017... 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/The-Let er/

  • 162. Combo of Smaller Meds May Just Be the Dose to Lower Blood ...... 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/Combo-of- maller-Meds-May-Just-Be-the-Dose-to-Lower-Blood-Pressure/

  • 163. Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA) Centers... Snyder Center for Aphasia Life Enhancement Baltimore, Maryland, 410-323-1777. Stroke Comeback Center Vienna, Virginia, 703-255-5221. ...

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  • 164. American Heart/American Stroke Association... health, achieve their goals, develop habits to live a balanced ... celebrate my own 29 years of life, I am ... Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of ...

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  • 165. American Heart/American Stroke Association... keeps her life in balance so she doesn't live in fear of ... "Now I'm living life.". ... Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and ...

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  • 166. Developing Resilience: A Mother's Perspective - 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-2016/Develop ng-Resilience-A-Mothers-Perspective/

  • 167. Privacy Policy... 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. ...

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  • 168. Contact Us... 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. ...

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  • 169. Memory: It's Complicated - 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/Winter-2018/Memory- ts-Complicated/

  • 170. Congenital Risk - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 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/Spring-2016/Congeni al-Risk/

  • 171. Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack | Go Red For ...... higher risk as well as think about care after they are ... of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ... Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/women-fare-worse-men-heart-attack/

  • 172. Understanding Vascular Dementia - Stroke Connection ...... we want people to be heart-healthy and brain-healthy through their whole lives, but certainly ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Underst nding-Vascular-Dementia/

  • 173. Days With My Dad - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... We both would have been so busy with our lives and our careers that these memorable ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/Days-Wi h-My-Dad/

  • 174. Meds Can't Work If You Don't TakeThem - 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/Meds-Ca t-Work-If-You-Dont-TakeThem/

  • 175. International Stroke Conference 2018 Newsroom | American ...... Media briefings are archived on the live streaming link ... likely to receive clot-busting drugs after stroke - Friday News ... the two steps to help save a life! ...

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  • 176. Trial-&-Error Volunteering - 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/Winter-2016/Trial-E ror-Volunteering/

  • 177. One-Handed Heimlich - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... 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/One-Hande -Heimlich/

  • 178. Issue Archives... 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/Issue-Archives/

  • 179. My Account... 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/My-Account/

  • 180. Common Side Effects of 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/Common-Si e-Effects-of-Stroke-Medications/

  • 181. A Mile in Her Own Shoes - 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/Winter-2016/A-Mile- n-Her-Own-Shoes/

  • 182. Running 2020: Looking Forward, Looking Back - Stroke ...... Amelia Habicht lives in Ithaca, New York, and is available for paid speaking engagements at ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Running 2020-Looking-Forward-Looking-Back/

  • 183. American Heart Association Spotlight... Assistants; Nurse Practitioners / Nurses; Stroke-related medical ... Heart Association designates this live activity for a ... be available to claim after the 6 ...

    professional.heart.org/spotlight/UCM_497059_Spotlight-Stro e-Work-up-Atrial-Fibrillation.jsp

  • 184. When Loved Ones Lash Out - 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/Nov-Dec-2008/When-L ved-Ones-Lash-Out/

  • 185. Shedding More Light On Cryptogenic Stroke - 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/Winter-2016/Sheddin -More-Light-On-Cryptogenic-Stroke/

  • 186. Determined to Make a New Normal... 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-2015/Determi ed-to-Make-a-New-Normal/

  • 187. Everyday Survival... 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/Everyday-Survival/

  • 188. Life is Why... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... See MoreFeatured Life Is Why. ... But she would not take him home until after the new year, and ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Life-is-Why/

  • 189. Taking Care When Treating Atrial Fibrillation - 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/Taking-Ca e-When-Treating-Atrial-Fibrillation/

  • 190. What You Should Know About Cerebral Aneurysms... There is a life after stroke, and we're here to help. ... Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms. Watch, Learn and Live. Interactive Cardiovascular Library. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/TypesofStr ke/HemorrhagicBleeds/What-You-Should-Know-About-Cerebral-Aneurysms_UCM_310103_Article.jsp M_310103_Article.jsp

  • 191. Expanding Comfort Zones - 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/Fall-2012/Expanding Comfort-Zones/

  • 192. New Guidelines to Reduce Stroke Risk in Women — Go Red ...... of stroke and a four-fold risk of high blood pressure later in life. Therefore, preeclampsia should be recognized as a risk factor well after pregnancy ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/new-guidelines-reduce-stroke-risk-women/

  • 193. Stroke Connection Spring 2015... Immediately after the birth, however, Melynda screamed because of a ... When Stroke Affects the Thalamus. ... are less likely to have strokes and die ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/index.p p?cp=2&si=10

  • 194. Kitchen Tips to Keep You Healthy - 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/Kitchen Tips-to-Keep-You-Healthy/

  • 195. Helpfulness & Kindness on a Steep Path - 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/Helpful ess-Kindness-on-a-Steep-Path/

  • 196. Melynda Rackley's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... me reach my goals so I could live independently ... obstacles and to move forwarded in life in a ... have both incorporated physical activity into their lives. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Melynda Rackleys-Why/

  • 197. Angina in Women Can Be Different Than Men... Learn what to do after the hospital discharges you and life after an attack or stroke. American Heart Association Support Network. Yes, make my day! ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HeartAttack/WarningSigns orHeartAttack/Angina-in-Women-Can-Be-Different-Than-Men_UCM_448902_Article.jsp ticle.jsp

  • 198. Hidden Stroke Risk Factors for Women... have an increased risk of future hypertension and stroke one to 30 years after delivery. ... Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms. My Life Check®. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Hidden-Stroke-Risk-Factors-for-Women_UCM_310403_Article.jsp

  • 199. Stroke Among Hispanics... have an increased risk of future hypertension and stroke one to 30 years after delivery. ... Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms. My Life Check®. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Stroke-Among-Hispanics_UCM_310393_Article.jsp

  • 200. American Stroke Month Infographic... Eating Keeps Your Brain Sharp; Life Simple 7 ... 7 Simple Ways Kids Can Live Better | PDF; ... Brain Health Infographic | PDF; Stroke Prevention Brochure ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePrev ntionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/Brain-Health-Resource-Page_UCM_486102_Article.jsp CM_486102_Article.jsp



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American Heart Association
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