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  • 251. Speaking of Technology - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... with aphasia and help them re-integrate into their lives. ... greater sense of self-confidence to live life to its ... was exercising in his back yard after work in ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Speakin -of-Technology/

  • 252. Healthy Eating Keeps Your Brain Sharp... seem to matter for your brain health later in life,” said Dr ... sharp by following these American Heart Association/American Stroke Association dietary ...

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  • 253. Guidelines & Statements... Effect of Dysphagia Screening Strategies on Clinical Outcomes After Stroke: A Systematic Review for the 2018 AIS Guidelines. ...

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  • 254. Support... Live well! ... Learn about your risk factors for stroke Understand the effects of stroke and what can be done to maximize ... Learn about life after a stroke. ...

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  • 255. Understanding Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications and High ...... Let's Talk About Risk Factors for Stroke. Updated:Nov 17,2017. Knowing your risk factors for stroke is the first step in preventing a stroke. ...

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  • 256. Sex after Heart Attack: Talk with Your Doctor -- Go Red For ...... 17 women in depth about their sex lives before and ... Researchers found that after their heart attacks: ... partner again and get back to a “normal” life. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/sex-after-heart-attack-talk-with-your-doctor/

  • 257. Conditions | Heart Insight Magazine | American Heart ...... Special Topic Supplement: After a Heart Attack. ... My Life Check® was designed by the American Heart ... Watch, Learn & Live Video Library. ...

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  • 258. Make the Effort to Prevent Heart Disease with Life's Simple 7... and regular physical activity into their life; ... After that, yearly exams are recommended unless ... pain, heart failure, heart attacks, stroke, congenital heart ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/Make-the-Effort-to-Pr vent-Heart-Disease-with-Lifes-Simple-7_UCM_443750_Article.jsp

  • 259. Martial Arts for Survivors! - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... have thought that an ancient Chinese martial art—tai chi—could improve the lives of modern ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Martial Arts-for-Survivors/

  • 260. Healthy Eating Keeps Your Brain Sharp... 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. ...

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  • 261. Stroke and Neuroscience Science News... in Patient Reported Outcome Measures After Stroke 02/08 ... for about 87% of all strokes. ... to Science News (International Stroke Conference). Science ...

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  • 262. Epidemiology and Big Data Science News... in Patient Reported Outcome Measures After Stroke 02/08 ... Heart disease and stroke deaths decline slightly ... disease later in the life-course, including ...

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  • 263. Quality-Research-Publications... Preventive Medication Persistence and Adherence 1 Year After Stroke. ... 9/7/2011] Keywords: GWTG-Stroke, ischemic strokes , Get With ...

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  • 264. Managing the Cost of Prescription Medicines... 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/Managin -Prescription-Costs/

  • 265. AHA Volunteer - Welcome Future Volunteer of AHA... change in federal, state and local policies to let us all live healthier lives. ... minute Hands-Only CPR video to learn to save a life, and share ...

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  • 266. What to Eat Before, During, After Workouts -- Go Red For ...... What to Eat Before, After Workouts. ... After your workout: have fluids, healthy carbs and protein. After your workout, it's time to refuel with: Fluids. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/heart-healthy-exercises what-to-eat-before-after-workouts/

  • 267. Raising the Voice of Young Survivors - Stroke Connection ...... Getting help at the first sign of stroke is crucial to helping save lives. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/Raising-t e-Voice-of-Young-Survivors/

  • 268. Power Celebrities |... health issue that is claiming the lives of our ... Celebrity Trainer, Life Coach, Founder of Bridget 360 Fitness ... on a mission to help others live a healthier ...

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  • 269. More Aggressive Treatment of High Blood Pressure Saves ...... More Aggressive Treatment of High Blood Pressure Saves Lives in Study. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Summer-2016/More-Aggressive-Treatme t-of-High-Blood-Pressure-Saves-Lives-in-Study/

  • 270. Gifts Everyone Can Afford... Any residual left in your account after passing will ... American Heart Association or American Stroke Association. ... worked hard all of your life to grow ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Giving/WillsTrustsandAnnuities/Ways oGift/Gifts-Everyone-Can-Afford_UCM_486800_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 271. Legacy of Heart Newsletter... old runner back on track after cardiac surgery. ... Kay's heart attack changed Karla's direction in life. ... Spot: Stroke Research is Saving Even More Lives. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Giving/WillsTrustsandAnnuities/Meet urDonors/Legacy-of-Heart-Newsletter_UCM_487214_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 272. Smoke-free Living: Benefits & Milestones... free living will help you turn your life around in ... Your risk of cervical cancer and stroke return to normal. After 10 years: You are half as likely to die ...

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  • 273. Powerful People – Emma Jolley, Caregiver |... use profanity or say derogatory things, but after the stroke ... There was no life for me outside my home and it ... gave her only six months to live, but that ...

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  • 274. Research... longer and enjoying a better quality of life, thanks to ... Saving and improving lives. ... pregnant women, heart failure most likely in weeks after delivery. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Research/Research_UCM_481866_SubHom Page.jsp

  • 275. Power To End Stroke |... This Fall, let's practice prevention to live your best life by focusing on ... Ambassador Cory Taylor shares his journey to recovery after suffering a ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/power-to-end-stroke/

  • 276. Search News Releases | American Heart Association... are referred to home-based or outpatient rehabilitation after hospital discharge ... Statistics-Heart-Stroke Infographic. ... Watch, Learn, and Live Library. ...

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  • 277. My Heart. My Life.... My Life. ... on physical activity -- while raising funds for heart and stroke research and ... at the center participated in a quick dash after learning about ...

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  • 278. Utica/Mohawk Valley Region Home Page... Touch hearts - save lives. ... Lifestyle Change Award Honor someone who has made significant changes to live a heart healthy life. ...

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  • 279. Recipes | 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/Recipes/

  • 280. Heart Doctor Explains Cholesterol Levels -- Go Red For ...... Only after that very personalized assessment is a decision made on what ... may also help reduce the risk for heart attack and stroke. ... Life's Simple 7. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/first-steps-to-prevent- eart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/heart-doctor-explains-cholesterol-levels/ evels/

  • 281. Acute Stroke Online... 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 ...

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  • 282. Depression Increases Risk of Stroke in Women -- Go Red For ...... Even after researchers eliminated several factors that increase ... a much stronger impact on stroke for them now rather than later in life,” she says. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/depression-increases-risk-of-stroke-in-women/

  • 283. How to Stay Active in Warm Weather... that physical activity and exercise after stroke can improve ... you've had a heart attack or stroke, talk with ... American Heart Association Learn and Live. ...

    healthyforgood.heart.org/Move-more/Articles/How-to-Stay-Ac ive-in-Warm-Weather

  • 284. Three Fitness Exercises for Seniors -- Go Red For Women... Weight training after stroke has also been shown to support muscular rehabilitation, according to the AHA. Yoga. While ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/heart-healthy-exercises three-fitness-exercises-for-seniors/

  • 285. Women Delay Stroke Care, New Study -- Go Red For Women... have been more likely to live alone, which would ... 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/women-delay-stroke-care-new-study/

  • 286. Video: Just a Little Heart Attack — Go Red for Women... I know because I believe it saved my life,” acknowledges Christie. After you watch this video, we hope you'll begin ... Myths Versus Facts About Stroke. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/just-a-little-heart-attack/

  • 287. 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 ...

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  • 288. Resources | Heart Insight Magazine | American Heart ...... My Life Check® was designed by the American Heart ... Watch, Learn & Live Video Library. ... This inflammatory infection can occur after strep throat. ...

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  • 289. Improving Health | Heart Insight Magazine | American Heart ...... Watch, Learn & Live Video Library. ... Unfortunately, life may be too sweet for today's children. ... t part of a sports team that practices after school, how ...

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  • 290. 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/

  • 291. Quality of Care... Mortality. ... Focused Update of Sex Differences in Patient Reported Outcome Measures After Stroke 02/08/2018. ... AHA ...

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  • 292. Tachycardia | Fast Heart Rate... what to do after the hospital discharges you and life after an attack or ... may be either well-tolerated or may be life-threatening. ... Watch, Learn and Live. ...

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  • 293. Heart News... More Education May Mean a Longer, Healthier Life. ... olds with a bachelor's degree live about nine ... from cholesterol-lowering statins after a global ...

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  • 294. 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/

  • 295. About the Creator |... to help as many people as she could live better, stronger ... a session, Dre is changing the lives of people ... Enhancing the quality of life for all of her ...

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  • 296. Epidemiology and Big Data... 08/2018. ... Focused Update of Sex Differences in Patient Reported Outcome Measures After Stroke 02/08/2018. ... AHA ...

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  • 297. 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 ...

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  • 298. 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/

  • 299. Research... our research benefit millions of lives in every ... every aspect of CVD and stroke prevention and ... applying because of this promotion, after you submit ...

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  • 300. Survivor Stories: Sanders Family |... trash-talking session with peers during or after the game ... When my dad suffered his stroke, he was unmarried ... would affect the rest of his life, such as ...

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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
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  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

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American Heart Association
2016-2017 Expenditures

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