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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. 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/

  • 253. 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/

  • 254. 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/

  • 255. Protect Your Heart, Protect Your Brain... Assessment. In just a few minutes, you can get your own personal health score and life plan to help you reduce your risk of stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Protect-Your-Heart-Protect-Your-Brain_UCM_439306_Article.jsp

  • 256. 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

  • 257. 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

  • 258. 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

  • 259. Poststroke Depression... Commentary: Identifying and Treating Depression After Stroke: Pulling Together the Evidence by Brian Silver, MD, FAHA, FAAN; ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_490494 Poststroke-Depression.jsp

  • 260. 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

  • 261. 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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  • 262. 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/

  • 263. 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/

  • 264. 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/

  • 265. 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/

  • 266. 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/

  • 267. Physical activity improves quality of life... Feeling your best boosts your zeal for life! ... physically active and at a healthy weight live about 7 ... Reduced risk of stroke by 20 percent in moderately ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/PhysicalActivity/Fitn ssBasics/Physical-activity-improves-quality-of-life_UCM_307977_Article.jsp e.jsp

  • 268. 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/

  • 269. 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/

  • 270. Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)... Also, if the ASD is diagnosed late in life, the heart's ... or closure of the PFO is better at preventing stroke. ... For a short time after surgery to close an ASD ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/CongenitalHeartDefects/A outCongenitalHeartDefects/Atrial-Septal-Defect-ASD_UCM_307021_Article.jsp .jsp

  • 271. 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/

  • 272. Research... from our funding benefit millions of lives in every ... apply because of this promotion, after submitting your ... Research Partnership Programs; Life is Why. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ResearchPrograms/UCM_3 6889_Research.jsp

  • 273. The Bugher Foundation... Efforts will expand upon previous Bugher initiatives by inviting research on recovery after a stroke, including the areas of repair, regeneration ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ResearchPrograms/UCM_3 0238_The-Bugher-Foundation.jsp

  • 274. 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

  • 275. Living With Your Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)... recipients, especially in the first months or year after implantation ... Exposure to a traumatic life-or-death experience is a key to ... Watch, Learn and Live. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Arrhythmia/Preventionand reatmentofArrhythmia/Living-With-Your-Implantable-Cardioverter-Defibrillator-ICD_UCM_448462_Article.jsp illator-ICD_UCM_448462_Article.jsp

  • 276. 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/

  • 277. Get With The Guidelines® Media Kit... Also, if the ASD is diagnosed late in life, the heart's ... or closure of the PFO is better at preventing stroke. ... For a short time after surgery to close an ASD ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/GetWithTheGuidelines/G t-With-The-Guidelines-Media-Kit_UCM_310968_Article.jsp

  • 278. Recognition from Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke... ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, or stroke not otherwise specified who receive VTE prophylaxis the day of or the day after hospital admission. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/GetWithTheGuidelines/G tWithTheGuidelines-Stroke/Recognition-from-Get-With-The-Guidelines-Stroke_UCM_308034_Article.jsp roke_UCM_308034_Article.jsp

  • 279. 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/

  • 280. 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

  • 281. Why is physical activity so important for health and wellbeing?... improve your overall well-being and quality of life? ... you feel better, look better and live better ... as physical activity becomes a regular part of their lives. ...

    healthyforgood.heart.org/move-more/articles/why-is-physica -activity-so-important-for-health-and-wellbeing

  • 282. 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

  • 283. 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 ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Heart-News/

  • 284. 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/

  • 285. 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/Awa dsLectures/UCM_322318_Stroke-Awards-and-Lectures.jsp

  • 286. 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/

  • 287. Heart Video Branding Page... "Tips for a Happy Holiday After A Heart ... American Heart Association is empowering Americans to live healthier through My Heart, My Life. ...

    www.localheart.org/branding/VideoContentAssets/Heart/Heart UCM_465822_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 288. 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/

  • 289. 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

  • 290. 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

  • 291. SEPTEMBER: Awareness for Childhood Obesity, HBP, A-Fib ...... can substantially help people achieve the best possible quality of life. ... with some form of cardiovascular disease or the after-effects of stroke. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/events/september-awareness-for-childhoo -obesity-hbp-a-fib-hispanic-heritage-world-heart-day-6630265

  • 292. 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/

  • 293. 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/

  • 294. 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/StrokePrev ntionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePreventionandBrainHealth/BrainHeal ROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePreventionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/Physical-Activity-Keeps-Your-Mind-Sharp-Now-and-Later_UCM_486466_Article.jsp

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

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  • 296. Heart on the Hill - February 2017... noted that more than 627,000 women's lives have been ... to modify your lifestyle to live a long ... In addition, approximately 15,200 life years would be ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/AvocacyNewsroom/Heart-on-t e-Hill---February-2017_UCM_491976_Article.jsp

  • 297. 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/

  • 298. General Videos (PSA/Essence Videos)... working to ensure that the places where children live, learn, and ... Hands-Only™ CPR can save lives. ... to learn the easy steps to save a life with Hands ...

    www.localheart.org/branding/VideoContentAssets/GeneralVide sPSAEssenceVideos/General-Videos-PSAEssence-Videos_UCM_465825_SubHomePage.jsp Page.jsp

  • 299. Your Aorta: The Pulse of Life... 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/HEARTORG/Conditions/VascularHealth/AorticAne rysm/Your-Aorta-The-Pulse-of-Life_UCM_475411_Article.jsp

  • 300. 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/



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