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  • 181. 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/

  • 182. Making an Impact in Illinois - 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/Making- n-Impact-in-Illinois/

  • 183. 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

  • 184. 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/

  • 185. Mindfulness Meditation for Caregivers - Stroke Connection ...... Our lives today are not at all what we expected prior to the event. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Mindfulne s-Meditation-for-Caregivers/

  • 186. Take Good Care of My Baby - 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/Take-Go d-Care-of-My-Baby/

  • 187. 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/

  • 188. 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/

  • 189. American Heart Association - Building healthier lives, free of ...... Millions of Americans live with heart disease, stroke or ... help us save and improve their lives with research ... Life after a stroke can be challenging, with ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/?identifier=3012360

  • 190. 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/

  • 191. 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. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Privacy-Policy/

  • 192. 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. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Contact-Us/

  • 193. 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/

  • 194. Cruisin' Together - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... 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/Cruisin Together/

  • 195. Take Baby Steps Toward Your goals - 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- enter-nurse-FAST-to-recognize-symptoms-of-husbands-stroke/

  • 196. 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/

  • 197. 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/

  • 198. 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/

  • 199. 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/

  • 200. A Piece of Good News - 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-2017/A-Piece of-Good-News/

  • 201. Be Aware of Risk in the Veins - 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-2016/Venous-Th omboembolism-VTE-Risk-in-the-Veins/

  • 202. Have a Therapeutic Summer! - 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/Have-a- herapeutic-Summer/

  • 203. 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/

  • 204. 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/

  • 205. 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

  • 206. Peeling an Orange with One Hand - 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-2014/Peeling an-Orange-with-One-Hand/

  • 207. 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/

  • 208. Visual Field Cuts Infographic - 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-2017/From-th -Eyes-of-the-Beholder/

  • 209. 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/

  • 210. 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/



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