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  • 121. 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

  • 122. Kaysee Hyatt's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Everyone has a reason to live a longer and ... while improving the quality of life for individuals ... need financial assistance to better the lives of pediatric ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Kaysee-Hy tts-Why/

  • 123. Faces of Heart - San Antonio... first heart surgery, and I was able to see her, I had never seen anything so beautiful in my life, Vanessa described ... We couldn't live our lives in a ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/Faces-of-Heart---San-Antoni _UCM_428290_Article.jsp

  • 124. 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

  • 125. Jenna Tischer's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... "CPR saves lives and you don't ... "It's become such a big part of our life and I ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer and healthier life. Tell us yours. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/Jenna-Tis hers-Why/

  • 126. When Stroke Affects the Temporal Lobe - 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-2017/When-St oke-Affects-the-Temporal-Lobe/

  • 127. Dr. Glen Gillen Weighs In on 'Am I Losing Ground?' - 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-2017/Am-I-Lo ing-Ground-Dr-Glen-Gillen-Weighs-In/

  • 128. Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE... 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/Subscribe/Download- he-Stroke-Connection-App-for-FREE/

  • 129. Only the Lonely... 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/Life-at-the-Curb/On y-the-Lonely/

  • 130. Stroke Connection Fall 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/Fall-2014/

  • 131. Working My Way Back - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... 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-2015/Working My-Way-Back/

  • 132. When Men Take Care - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... themes emerged and suggested that the men were struggling to maintain their prior lives: ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/When-Me -Take-Care/

  • 133. What to Expect in Stroke Rehab - 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/Fall-2017/What-to-E pect-in-Stroke-Rehab/

  • 134. When Stroke Affects the Brain Stem - Stroke Connection ...... But after nine months, he retired to be Lisha's full-time ... I eat, breathe and live for taking care of Lisha ... to get her back to a normal life walking and ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/When-St oke-Affects-the-Brain-Stem/

  • 135. Respite: Because You Care - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... 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/Fall-2016/Respite-B cause-You-Care/

  • 136. 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/

  • 137. Donna Garlough's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... This is how convoluted the motherly mind can be, said Donna, who lives in Boston ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer and healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Donna-Gar oughs-Why/

  • 138. Surviving Three Brain Bleeds - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... 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/Fall-2016/Surviving Three-Brain-Bleeds/

  • 139. 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/?utm_campaign=stroke_connection&utm_source=phd&utm_medium=link&utm_content=winter2018-flyer _medium=link&utm_content=winter2018-flyer

  • 140. 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/

  • 141. 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

  • 142. 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/

  • 143. 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/

  • 144. 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/

  • 145. 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/

  • 146. Venous Strokes: Rare but Real - 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/Winter-2018/Venous- trokes-Rare-but-Real/

  • 147. Submit Your Story | Stroke Connection Magazine... 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/Submit-Your-Story/

  • 148. 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/

  • 149. 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/

  • 150. 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/



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

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

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American Heart Association
2016-2017 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
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