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  • 91. Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk -- Go Red For ...... possible risk factors that might contribute to stroke.”. ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/insomnia-may-significantly-raise-stroke-risk/

  • 92. What to Do iI Having a Stroke: Call for EMS -- Go Red For ...... keep an eye out for their new stroke PSA, airing ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/what-to-do-if-having-a-stroke-call-for-ems/

  • 93. Caregiver Support | American Heart Association... A full 80 percent of strokes are preventable. ... Understand the effects of stroke and what can be done ... Learn about life after a stroke(link opens in new ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/caregiver-support

  • 94. Resources for Single Stroke Survivors... go back to work and their own lives and families. ... we use to help us with daily life, like alarm ... services that assist Medicaid beneficiaries to live in the ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/Resources-for-Single-Stroke-Survivors_UCM_453264_Article.jsp

  • 95. Supporting Research for Heart Disease - Go Red for Women... us stop heart disease from taking women's lives. ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/supporting-research/

  • 96. Recovering from a Stroke: Tai Chi Exercises -- Go Red For ...... “Psycho-social benefits include less depression, anxiety and stress, and better quality of life.”. ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at age ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/recovering-from-a-stroke-tai-chi-exercises/

  • 97. Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Posterior circulations strokes (a stroke that occurs in the back part of the brain) occurs when a blood vessel in the back part of the brain is blocked ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Learn-Mor -Stroke-Warning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_451207_Article.jsp

  • 98. Hard-to-Recognize Heart Attack Symptoms -- Go Red For ...... When she came into Steinbaum's office after the event ... NJ, shares some common myths associated with stroke. ... a heart attack to save your life or the ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/hard-to-recognize-heart-attack-symptoms/

  • 99. National Institute of Health Funding - Go Red for Women... NIH research has led to life-saving discoveries. ... from these devastating cuts – the lives of women ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/national-institute-health-funding/

  • 100. Student Scholarships in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke... After completing the program, the student scholar in Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke is required to submit the following progress reports: ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Sci ntificCouncils/UCM_322561_Student-Scholarships-in-Cardiovascular-Disease-and-Stroke.jsp ase-and-Stroke.jsp

  • 101. Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN) Early ...... Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing: Early Stage Investigator Grant ... Reimbursement up to $1000 will be made after eligible travel ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Sci ntificCouncils/UCM_467870_Council-on-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Nursing-CVSN-Early-Career-Development.jsp g-CVSN-Early-Career-Development.jsp

  • 102. Infant stroke survivor Oliver Michael... two strokes less than 24 hours after he was born ... an ischemic stroke and a hemorrhagic stroke, and his ... God they were small-vessel strokes, but they ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/PersonalStories/Infant-stroke-survivor-Oliver-Michael_UCM_310656_Article.jsp 6_Article.jsp

  • 103. Update on Brandon Zimmerman... and habilitation (to learn an ability) which is what Brandon needed after his stroke. ... Brandon has blessed my life in so many ways and I am lucky ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/Update-on-Brandon-Zimmerman_UCM_310486_Article.jsp

  • 104. History of the American Heart Association | American Heart ...... and reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. ... Life-changing Breakthroughs. 1956. ... show how CPR can save lives after cardiac arrest ...

    www.heart.org/en/about-us/history-of-the-american-heart-as ociation

  • 105. Anxiety Linked to Long-Term Stroke Risk — Go Red For ...... was linked to greater risk of stroke, which is the ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/anxiety-linked-to-long-term-stroke-risk/

  • 106. Cardiovascular Risk Linked to Mental Function — Go Red For ...... life cardiovascular health on brainpower in late life. ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/cardiovascular-risk-linked-mental-function/

  • 107. A Tour of the Brain... can shed new light on what they're experiencing after a stroke. ... The oldest evolutionary parts, which are responsible for life-supporting functions ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/ATouroftheBrain/A-Tour-of-the-Brain_UCM_310943_Article.jsp

  • 108. Physical Activity Keeps Your Mind Sharp Now and Later... Learn which factors you can treat or control - and those you cannot - and what you can do to lower your risk of stroke. Life is Why We Ride. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePreventionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/Physical-Activity-Keeps- andBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/Physical-Activity-Keeps-Your-Mind-Sharp-Now-and-Later_UCM_486466_Article.jsp

  • 109. Diane Graf: Heart Disease and Stroke Survivor | American ...... Finally, after six months of dealing with this, someone had a ... months later, and have been enjoying a healthier life ever since ... Their work saves lives. ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/heart-valve-problems-and-di ease/heart-valve-disease-personal-stories/diane-graf-heart-disease-and-stroke-survivor d-stroke-survivor

  • 110. Fellowship - Stroke Council... at the Annual Business Meeting held during the International Stroke Conference. Fellowship certificate will be mailed after the Leadership ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Fel owofAHAFAHA/UCM_321461_Fellowship---Stroke-Council.jsp

  • 111.[TEXT] xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <rss version="2.0" xmlns ...... most people experience stress from jobs and major life events, African ... newsroom.heart.org/news/african-americans-live-shorter-lives-due-to ...

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  • 112. About Heart Disease in Women - Go Red For Women... mobilize communities and shape policies to save lives. ... We're providing life saving information to women of ... When they didn't subside after the birth ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/fight-heart-disease-women-go-red-wom n-official-site/about-heart-disease-in-women/

  • 113. American Stroke Month Infographic... prompt treatment may make the difference between life and death ... 1 15 Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/AmericanSt okeMonth/American-Stroke-Month-Infographic_UCM_463277_Article.jsp

  • 114. 3 STROKE SURVIVORS, 3 IMPORTANT LESSONS | Go Red ...... An hour and a half after the ordeal started, the ... As frightening as her stroke was, she says it had a silver lining: “It's given me a life purpose. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/3-stroke-survivo s-3-important-lessons-2/

  • 115. How to 'Get in the Mood' Post Diagnosis - Go Red for Women... says it is necessary, especially for those with busy lives. ... what is most important in your life, she offers. ... and yoga practitioner, she tries to live by the ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/how-to-get-in-the-mood-post-diagnosis/

  • 116. Caring for Someone With Heart Disease - Go Red for Women... Other times you might feel happy and fulfilled by making a difference in someone's life. ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at age 20, Tia ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/caring-for-someone-with-heart-disease/

  • 117. Your Aorta: The Pulse of Life | American Heart Association... After the blood leaves the heart through the aortic valve, it ... conditions can improve their odds for a longer, healthier life. ... Watch, Learn and Live. ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/aortic-aneurysm/your-aorta- he-pulse-of-life

  • 118. Elite Marathoner Runs After Heart Attack - Go Red For Women... That was the only thing that saved her life. After going through the ordeal, herself, Woodward was shocked to learn that heart disease is actually the ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart-disease-ne s/elite-marathoner-runs-after-heart-attack/

  • 119. Stroke Resource Center - Infographics... May Reduce Stroke Later in Life- Printable PDF; ... Attacking Brain Clots to Save Lives- Printable PDF; ... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Communit ResourcesandPatientEd/Stroke-Resource-Center---Infographics_UCM_463957_Article.jsp 7_Article.jsp

  • 120. American Heart Association/American Stroke Association ...... Heart Association/American Stroke Association Embargo ... receive embargoed media materials after the suspension ... Watch, Learn, and Live Library. ...

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American Heart Association
2016-2017 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
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