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  • 11. With A Little Help From His Friends... us: our love for Mikey, and a desire to help him live his life to the ... that he receives through the North Andover Skilled Care Facility where he lives. ...

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  • 12. Stroke Treatment Resources... Use our toolkit. Quality stroke rehab can lead to quality of life. Stroke rehab guide image 1. Spread the Word this World Stroke Day, October 29th. ...

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  • 13. 404 Error PageSkip to Content American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Languages Careers Volunteer Donate. Search. ...

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  • 14. Register Your Stroke Support Group... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

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  • 15. 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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  • 16. Finding Stroke Support You Are Not Alone... Social interaction and simply feeling connected to others helps ease the depression and isolation so common after stroke. ...

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  • 17. Stroke Family Warmline... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

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  • 18. NYC Transit workers learn Hands-Only CPR after employee ...... Association video called “CPR Saves Lives,” that Martinez ... especially if administered immediately after cardiac arrest ... ready to save a life, visit heart ...

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  • 19. Motorized cycling may prime brain for relearning after stroke ...... prime-brain-for-relearning-after-stroke?preview=e4628609639bc58c7d0 16fc113dfc702. ... Life is why we fund scientific ... that save and improve lives. ...

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  • 20. Life After a Heart Attack | American Heart Association... Make prevention your priority. After a first heart attack, most people go on to live a long, productive life. However, around ...

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