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  • 251. Giving Heart - Heart Insight Mag - Winter 2015... someone would have to die for her to live. ... result there are an average of 79 life-saving organ ... donating — one donor can save eight lives — you can ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Winter-2015/Giving-Heart/

  • 252. Smoking and Heart Disease: Why You Should Quit - Go Red ...... to mention, continuing to smoke throughout your life shaves 13 ... your blood pressure and risk for stroke and heart ... If you quit after a heart attack, your ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/first-steps-to-prevent- eart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/smoking-why-you-should-quit/

  • 253. Managing Heart Disease - Go Red for Women... made at least one healthy change in their daily lives; ... Focus on filling your life with healthy eating choices ... Less than a year after her massive stroke at ...

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

  • 254.[TEXT] xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <rss version="2.0" xmlns ...... who identify themselves as South Asians live in the ... the last twenty years to save lives.&amp;rdquo ... impact on health and quality of life months after ...

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  • 255. More than 100 million have high blood pressure - Heart ...... the leading cause of death in the world, claiming nearly 18 million lives in 2015. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Summer-2018/More-than-100-million-h ve-high-blood-pressure/

  • 256. AHA Funded Research Milestones... disease and stroke, and improved longevity, quality of life and mental ... crochet the red hats to empower moms to live heart healthy lives and to ...

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  • 257. A Young Mother's Battle Against Heart Disease - Go Red For ...... I heard him saying was: you many not live to see ... I had been physically active my whole life; I even did ... After the shock settled in, I told myself that I ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/young-mothers-ba tle-against-heart-disease/

  • 258. Impact of Stroke (Stroke statistics)... year, in part because women live longer. ... the overall annual incidence of stroke in US ... 15 years), with approximately half being hemorrhagic strokes. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Impact-of- troke-Stroke-statistics_UCM_310728_Article.jsp

  • 259. Pediatric Stroke Resources... financial assistance to better the lives of pediatric ... improving the quality of life for individuals and ... Psychological Issues after Pediatric Stroke: What to ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/PediatricStrokeResources/Pediatric-Stroke-Resources_UCM_310945_Article.jsp Article.jsp

  • 260. 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/

  • 261. 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/

  • 262. Heart Disease in Hispanic Women - Go Red for Women... stop the disease that claimed the lives of too ... Maricela Wilson didn't make until after she was ... wonder about everything, including your sex life — or if ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/facts_about_hear _disease_in_women-sub-category/hispanic-women/

  • 263. Caregiver Support | American Heart Association... Stroke. A full 80 percent of strokes are preventable ... Understand the effects of stroke and what can be done to maximize ... Learn about life after a stroke. ...

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

  • 264. 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/

  • 265. 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/

  • 266. 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/

  • 267. 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

  • 268. 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/

  • 269. 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/

  • 270. 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

  • 271. Search News Releases | American Heart Association... sheds light on long-term consequences of PTSD 11-15 years after the event ... Twenty things you didn't know about stroke, that may save a life. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news?c=859

  • 272. Search News Releases | American Heart Association... the stage for heart complications during and after pregnancy. ... improved outcomes and quality of life, is at ... dedicated to building healthier lives, free of ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news?page=2

  • 273. 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/

  • 274. Simple Cooking... 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/Simple-Cooking/

  • 275. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)... Survivors who experience a TIA after they have ... a stroke FAST and possibly save a life. Learn stroke warning signs_consumer Learn more about ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/TypesofStr ke/TIA/Transient-Ischemic-Attack-TIA_UCM_492003_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 276. 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

  • 277. Stroke Awards and Lectures... After you have submitted your abstract, award applications for the Stroke Minority Travel Grant should then be submitted though the Council Awards ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Sci ntificCouncils/UCM_322318_Stroke-Awards-and-Lectures.jsp

  • 278. Heart News... heart rhythm that sometimes develops after heart surgery. ... Education May Mean a Longer, Healthier Life. ... with a bachelor's degree live about nine ...

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  • 279. 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/

  • 280. Preaching What She Practices - Heart Insight Mag - Summer ...... Special Topic Supplement: After a Heart Attack. You had a heart attack. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Summer-2018/Preaching-What-She-Prac ices/

  • 281. June is CPR & Summer Safety Month | American Heart ...... Saving lives is why! ... below to find out how you could help save a life with just ... Drink plenty of water before, during and after physical activity to avoid ...

    newsroom.heart.org/events/june-is-cpr-summer-safety-month

  • 282. 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/

  • 283. 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

  • 284. 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

  • 285. FAST Room Videos... of clot related strokes may be preventable. If stroke does strike, spotting stroke and getting treatment fast may make the difference between life and ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/AmericanSt okeMonth/FASTVideo/2017-FAST-Video-and-Treatment_UCM_493177_Article.jsp sp

  • 286. 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/

  • 287. Crystal Wall: “Best Self Challenge” -- Go Red For Women... Many of the women had struggled with weight issues all of their lives. I was moved by the difficulty for women to live healthy when ... Life's Simple 7. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/first-steps-to-prevent- eart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/crystal-wall-best-self-challenge/

  • 288. 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/www.stroke ssociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePreventionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/Physical-Activity-Keeps-Your-Mind-Sharp- rainHealthResources/Physical-Activity-Keeps-Your-Mind-Sharp-Now-and-Later_UCM_486466_Article.jsp

  • 289. Know your family history; save your life. | Go Red For Women ...... find out can give you an early heads up that might save your life. ... on to future members of your family to help them live longer, healthier lives. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/well-woman-visit/know-family-history save-life/

  • 290. Kids | Heart Insight Magazine | American Heart Association... If your kids aren't part of a sports team that practices after school, how can you help them get ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Kids/

  • 291. American Heart Association/American Stroke Association ...... Description of American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Embargo ... to receive embargoed media materials after the suspension ...

    newsroom.heart.org/newsmedia/embargo-policy

  • 292. For Caregivers | Heart Insight Magazine | American Heart ...... some type of heart disease, it changes their life and often the lives of those who ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/For-Caregivers/

  • 293. How to Prep for Fast Family Weeknight Meals - Go Red for ...... Weeknight Meals. BY Julia Rodack. After a long, exhausting day, the last thing you want to do is turn on the stove and cook dinner. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/cooking-heart-healthy-f r-the-family/fast-family-weeknight-meals/

  • 294. Positive Patients Exercise, Live Longer -- Go Red For Women... were more likely to exercise and live longer. ... Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack. ... of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to new ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/positive-patients-exercise-live-longer/

  • 295. Family History and Heart Disease - Go Red For Women... 1 killer in women because everyone diagnosed lives healthfully ever after. ... had suffered heart attacks relatively early in life,” says Gail ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/know-your-risk/find-out-your-risk/fa ily-history-heart-disease/

  • 296. African-American Risk Detection Increases — Go Red For ...... 610,000 Americans have a first stroke every year ... 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/african-american-risk-detection-increases/

  • 297. Middle-Age Fitness: Reduce Heart Failure Risk -- Go Red For ...... were at higher risk for heart failure after age 65 ... More than 5.1 million Americans live with heart failure ... that could be employed in mid-life to decrease ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/middle-age-fitness-reduce-heart-failure-risk/

  • 298. Tips to Improve Your Workout Routine -- Go Red For Women... becomes easier when it's an accepted part of your daily life. Maganti says that the first three months are a challenge, but it gets easier after about 90 ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/heart-healthy-exercises tips-to-improve-your-workout-routine/

  • 299. [DOCX] EPI/Lifestyle 2016 Scientific Sessions Abstracts... Background: The concept of Life's Simple 7 ... After adjustment, shorter sleep duration was associated with ... is a trigger of ischemic stroke, and may ...

    professional.heart.org/idc/groups/ahamah-public/@wcm/@sop/ scon/documents/downloadable/ucm_483444.docx

  • 300. Health Benefits of Yoga -- Go Red For Women... for the rest of your life.”. Yoga is calming. The calming benefits of yoga may help with that — and you may see benefits right away. After your first ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/heart-healthy-exercises health-benefits-of-yoga/



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