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  • 151. Uncommon Causes of Stroke - 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-2014/Uncommo -Causes-of-Stroke/

  • 152. A Central Pain Syndrome Survivor's Perspective - Stroke ...... disabling, frustrating and isolating, it is an invisible disease in itself, affecting the lives of both ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/A-Centr l-Pain-Syndrome-Survivors-Perspective/

  • 153. Profiles of Adolescent Survival - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... families or organizations who need financial assistance to better the lives of pediatric stroke ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Profile -in-Adolescent-Survival/

  • 154. Understanding Common Post-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/Understan ing-Common-Post-Stroke-Medications/

  • 155. Stroke Survivor Goes Back To Work for Herself... 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/I-Love- y-New-Boss/

  • 156. SWA Health Fair Kits... more. Let's Talk About Stroke Fact Sheets - these sheets include information on stroke prevention and life after stroke. My ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/SWA-Health-Fair-Kits_UCM_32 712_Article.jsp

  • 157. New online directory collects reviews of stroke rehab - 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/Summer-2016/New-onl ne-directory-collects-reviews-of-stroke-rehab/

  • 158. Strength and Resistance Training Exercise... Better quality of life. ... What if I'm recovering from a cardiac event or stroke? Some people are afraid to exercise after a heart attack. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/PhysicalActivity/Fitn ssBasics/Strength-and-Resistance-Training-Exercise_UCM_462357_Article.jsp .jsp

  • 159. Help Your Patients Make the Connection... letter of apology to her daughter, Katie, for all the ways Mom's stroke changed their lives. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Help-Your-Patients- ake-the-Connection/index.php?utm_campaign=stroke_connection&utm_content=spring2018-flyer&utm_medium=link&utm_source=phd&cp=2&si=5 nt=spring2018-flyer&utm_medium=link&utm_source=phd&cp=2&si=5

  • 160. Keep a Good Spirit! - 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-2016/Keep-a- ood-Spirit/

  • 161. Cutting-Edge Rehab Technology - 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-2016/First-R botic-Exoskeleton-Cleared-For-Use-With-Stroke/

  • 162. The Synergy of Managing Multiple Stroke Risks - 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-2018/The-Syn rgy-of-Managing-Multiple-Stroke-Risks/

  • 163. Sex and Heart Disease... Updated:Mar 16,2018. Is sex safe for heart disease patients? Readjusting to everyday life can be tough for heart disease patients. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Sex-and-Heart-Disease_UCM_436414_Article.jsp

  • 164. More stroke patients eligible for crucial treatments under new ...... 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/More-st oke-patients-eligible-for-crucial-treatments-under-new-guidelines/

  • 165. Horses, Music May Boost Stroke Recovery - 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/Horses-Mu ic-May-Boost-Stroke-Recovery/

  • 166. 911 Warnings Signs of a Heart Attack... Heart attack and stroke are life-and-death ... strokes in progress, reducing disability and saving lives. ... must be given relatively quickly after heart attack ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/911-Warnings-Signs-of-a- eart-Attack_UCM_305346_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 167. Stroke Connection Magazine | American Heart Association ...... dies of this leading cause of disability every 5 seconds, ending 6.4 million lives each year. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/index.php?cp=3&si=30

  • 168. Stopping daily aspirin increases heart attack, stroke risk ...... 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/Stoppin -daily-aspirin-increases-heart-attack-stroke-risk/

  • 169. Rehabbing Her Father's Spirit - 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-2015/Rehabbing Her-Fathers-Spirit/

  • 170. Tyree Russell's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... I want to be an inspiration to others and show them that they can change their lives.. Everyone has a reason to live a longer and healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Tyree-R ssells-Why/

  • 171. There Are No Accidents, Even Cerebrovascular Ones - Stroke ...... so that they can see in his example what a contribution they make in patients' lives.. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/There-A e-No-Accidents-Even-Cerebrovascular-Ones/

  • 172. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue Info Sheet ...... 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/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Fatigue-Info-Sheet/

  • 173. Stroke deaths on the rise for Americans - 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- eaths-on-the-Rise-for-Americans/

  • 174. Symptoms of a Stroke in Women - Go Red for Women... After talking to her doctor about a migraine, Tamika learned ... down the path to have another stroke, she said ... realized I needed to get my life together ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/symptoms-of-a-stroke/

  • 175. Midlife fitness is linked to lower stroke risks later in life ...... Life is why, science is how . . . we help people live longer, healthier lives. Related Images. women and dog walking. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/midlife-fitness-is-linked-to-lower stroke-risks-later-in-life

  • 176. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 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/Fall-2016/

  • 177. Jan Thomas's Why - 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-2015/Jen-Tho ass-Why/

  • 178. Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 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/Summer-2018/

  • 179. Get Healthier One Cup at a Time - Stroke Connection ...... movement, which is designed to rally millions of Americans to live healthier lives and inspire ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/Get-Hea thier-One-Cup-at-a-Time/

  • 180. When Stroke Affects the Thalamus - 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/Spring-2015/When-St oke-Affects-the-Thalamus/

  • 181. Stroke in Adolescents - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... families or organizations who need financial assistance to better the lives of pediatric stroke ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Stroke- n-Adolescents/

  • 182. Bi-partisan budget deal a win for heart and stroke patients ...... 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/Bi-part san-budget-deal-a-win-for-heart-and-stroke-patients/

  • 183. MIND diet slows cognitive decline in stroke survivors - 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-2018/MIND-di t-slows-cognitive-decline-in-stroke-survivors/

  • 184. 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/

  • 185. Stroke Connection Spring 2013... 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-2013/

  • 186. 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/

  • 187. Stroke Connection Magazine - Mar/Apr 2009... 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/Mar-Apr-2009/

  • 188. Kids | Stroke Connection Magazine... we profiled as children are entering adulthood and despite some deficits, their lives are full ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Kids/index.php?cp=2 si=12

  • 189. Stroke Connection Winter 2014... 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-2014/

  • 190. 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/

  • 191. Let's Get It On - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2014... 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/Lets-Ge -It-On/

  • 192. Stroke is Always a Medical Emergency - 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-2016/Stroke- s-Always-a-Medical-Emergency/

  • 193. Chronic pain common after stroke... Chronic pain common after stroke. ... a second stroke, about 10 percent of stroke survivors developed ... and people with more severe strokes, those who ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/News/NewsReleases/Chronic-pain-comm n-after-stroke_UCM_451187_Article.jsp

  • 194. Stroke Connection Spring 2015... 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/

  • 195. 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/

  • 196. 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/

  • 197. We See You Staring - 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/We-See- ou-Staring/

  • 198. 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/

  • 199. Blood Pressure Demands the 3 C's: Check. Change. Control. ...... Kenneth Mathews describes things he has done to live a healthier life. See Also. ... Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Blood-P essure-Demands-the-3-Cs-Check-Change-Control/

  • 200. 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/



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