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  • 21. Cognitive Challenges After Stroke... “We tend to see more short-term memory problems in people with left-brain stroke,” says Dr. Spradlin. ... “People with right-brain strokes have memory ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Regain ngIndependence/EmotionalBehavioralChallenges/Cognitive-Challenges-After-Stroke_UCM_309904_Article.jsp er-Stroke_UCM_309904_Article.jsp

  • 22. Personality Changes After Stroke... Another personality change that occurs after stroke is impulsiveness. ... We see this more in people with right-side or frontal lobe strokes.”. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Regain ngIndependence/EmotionalBehavioralChallenges/Personality-Changes-After-Stroke_UCM_309905_Article.jsp r-Stroke_UCM_309905_Article.jsp

  • 23. Heart and Stroke Association Statistics... Heart and Stroke Association Statistics. Each year ... population. Heart & Stroke Statistics FAQs. What is Prevalence? Prevalence ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/Heart-and-Stroke-Associatio -Statistics_UCM_319064_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 24. Taking the Stage for Aphasia - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Two million people in this country have aphasia after their strokes. ... Did John think that five years after a severe stroke, still limping with a cane and ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/Taking- he-Stage-for-Aphasia/

  • 25. Understanding Stroke Risk... 04. Your sex (gender) can affect your risks. Each year, women have more strokes than men, and stroke kills more women than men, too. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Understanding-Stroke-Risk_UCM_308539_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 26. Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Stroke Treatment is Important; "Let's Talk About Stroke" patient sheets: Stroke Diagnosis (PDF); Transient Ischemic Attacks are mini strokes, but a ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Stroke-Wa ning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_308528_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 27. Understanding Common Post-Stroke Medications - Stroke ...... therapies recommended following an ischemic stroke. “Blood Thinners” aka Antiplatelets & Anticoagulants. Roughly 87 percent of strokes are due to ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Understan ing-Common-Post-Stroke-Medications/

  • 28. Choosing the Right Stroke Rehab Facility... Choosing the Right Stroke Rehab Facility. ... Recent Stroke? Now there's help with rehab decisions. Stroke Rehab consumer Image 2sa.org. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Treatment/ iagnosis/Choosing-the-Right-Stroke-Rehab-Facility_UCM_490273_Article.jsp jsp

  • 29. When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe - Stroke Connection ...... When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe. By Jon Caswell. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/When-St oke-Affects-the-Frontal-Lobe/

  • 30. International Stroke Conference... International Stroke Conference 2018. Nursing Symposium & Pre-Con Symposia: Jan. ... All Abstracts in Stroke Journal (except embargoed abstracts). ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/EducationMeetings/Meet ngsLiveCME/InternationalStrokeConference/UCM_316901_International-Stroke-Conference.jsp oke-Conference.jsp


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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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  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
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American Heart Association
2016-2017 Expenditures

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  • Community Services 8.3%
  • Management and General 6.6%
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