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  • 91. Symptoms of a Stroke in Women - Go Red for Women... Symptoms of a Stroke. If you ... warning signs. By ignoring them, she could have lost her life. Signs that you may be having a stroke: ...

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

  • 92. American Stroke Month Infographic... Popular Articles. 1 Stroke Family Warmline; 2 15 Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/AmericanSt okeMonth/American-Stroke-Month-Infographic_UCM_463277_Article.jsp

  • 93. Too few with stroke of the eye are treated to reduce future ...... The findings illustrate the importance of expediting stroke evaluation testing for ... about retinal infarctions and how they may signal future strokes. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/too-few-with-stroke-of-the-eye-are treated-to-reduce-future-stroke

  • 94. What is Pediatric Stroke? InfographicSkip to Content American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Languages Careers Volunteer Donate. ... What is Pediatric Stroke? ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/What-is-Pediatric-Stroke-Infographic_UCM_466477_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 95. High Blood Pressure, AFib and Your Risk of Stroke... Consider this: About three out of four people who have a stroke for the ... condition called atrial fibrillation — is present in about one out of five strokes. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Arrhythmia/AboutArrhythm a/High-Blood-Pressure-AFib-and-Your-Risk-of-Stroke_UCM_443852_Article.jsp .jsp

  • 96. AFib Awareness... Why is AFib associated with a five-times-greater risk for stroke? ... Learn more about stroke risks with the CHA 2 DS 2 –VASc tool. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Arrhythmia/AFib-Awarenes _UCM_476637_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 97. Stroke Video Branding Page... Yet, 80% of strokes are preventable, many Americans cannot identify the stroke warning signs, and most stroke survivors and family caregivers do ...

    www.localheart.org/branding/VideoContentAssets/Stroke/Stro e_UCM_465819_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 98. Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms. Updated:May 11,2017. ... Find Stroke Care Near You. Find your nearest stroke certified hospital. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Learn-Mor -Stroke-Warning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_451207_Article.jsp

  • 99. Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat - Stroke Survivor Tim Podell... Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat - Stroke Survivor Tim Podell. Updated:Nov 28,2012. ... The day after the equipment arrived, he had an ischemic stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Inspir tionalStories/Pulling-a-Rabbit-Out-of-a-Hat---Stroke-Survivor-Tim-Podell_UCM_310785_Article.jsp ell_UCM_310785_Article.jsp

  • 100. You Bet It's Stressful - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... It also enrolled nine pediatric stroke patients between 7 and 18 years. The children had experienced their strokes in either 2013 or 2014. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/You-Bet Its-Stressful/

  • 101. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue Info Sheet ...... Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue Info Sheet. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Fatigue-Info-Sheet/

  • 102. Unexpected Expenses - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... Unexpected Expenses After Stroke. Unexpected Expenses After Stroke. ... When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe. When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Unexpec ed-Expenses/

  • 103. Myths versus Facts About Stroke -- Go Red For Women... Myth: Strokes only happens to older people. Stroke Fact: Strokes can happen in young people, including infants, even. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/myths-versus-facts-about-stroke/

  • 104. Expressing Creativity Through Music After Stroke - Stroke ...... her song, I Am Victorious, dedicated to raising awareness of stroke in the ... of aphasia can often sing clearly and sonorously despite their strokes? ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Express ng-Creativity-Through-Music-After-Stroke/

  • 105. Juntos Contra El Derrame Cerebral / Together Against Stroke... Juntos Contra El Derrame Cerebral / Together Against Stroke. Updated: May 14,2014. ... JUNTOS we will win the fight against stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/Juntos-E-newsletters_UCM_31 941_Article.jsp

  • 106. American Heart Association Spotlight... Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: New Concepts, Treatments, and Challenges. TOPIC SUMMARY. Anticoagulation ...

    professional.heart.org/spotlight/Spotlight-Extra-Informati n_UCM_468540_Article.jsp

  • 107. Strength and Resistance Training Exercise... injury. What if I'm recovering from a cardiac event or stroke? Some people are afraid to exercise after a heart attack. But ...

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

  • 108. Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K -- Go Red For ...... Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K. ... Staying committed to therapy is the main advice Tia shares with stroke survivors. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/tia-timpson-survivor-of-stroke-at-20/

  • 109. Stroke Recovery Resources... Waiting Room Poster (PDF); Cryptogenic Stroke Postcard (PDF); What Causes Strokes? Patient Infographic (PDF); What ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/www.stro eassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-Recovery-Resources_UCM_481572_SubHomePage.jsp M_481572_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 110. National Coalition for Heart and Stroke Research... National Coalition for Heart and Stroke Research. ... To increase public awareness about the importance of heart and stroke research. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/IssuesandCampaigns/Researc /National-Coalition-for-Heart-and-Stroke-Research_UCM_428347_Article.jsp jsp

  • 111. Stroke Awards and Lectures... xDisplayComments=. Stroke Awards and Lectures. ... Awards presented at the International Stroke Conference. Nomination ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Awa dsLectures/UCM_322318_Stroke-Awards-and-Lectures.jsp

  • 112. Health Lesson – Don't Miss a Stroke |... Health Lesson – Don't Miss a Stroke. Share: Call to Action. Learn ... stroke. It also reviews steps to help prevent stroke. English. ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/resources/ets-health-le sons/health-lesson-dont-miss-a-stroke/

  • 113. Recognition from Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke... Recognition from Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke. Updated:May 11,2017. Effective ... Target: Stroke Recognition. Starting ...

    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

  • 114. Finding Stroke Support You Are Not Alone... Finding Stroke Support You Are Not Alone. Stroke Support Groups. Stroke Support Groups ... Recent Stroke? Now there's help with rehab decisions. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Findin SupportYouAreNotAlone/Finding-Stroke-Support-You-Are-Not-Alone_UCM_308556_SubHomePage.jsp 8556_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 115. Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease, Stroke... Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease, Stroke. ... It prevents restful sleep and is associated with high blood pressure, arrhythmia, stroke and heart failure. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Sleep-Apnea-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_441857_Article.jsp

  • 116. Starting a Stroke Group... And everybody has a good time. Specialized Groups. “Strokes are like fingerprints,” says stroke survivor Candace Howerton. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForSup ortGroupLeaders/StartingaStrokeGroup/Starting-a-Stroke-Group_UCM_310895_Article.jsp 95_Article.jsp

  • 117. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After Stroke. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/

  • 118. Fellowship - Stroke Council... xDisplayComments=. Fellowship - Stroke Council. ... service. The candidate must be making meritorious contributions in stroke as evidenced by: ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Fel owofAHAFAHA/UCM_321461_Fellowship---Stroke-Council.jsp

  • 119. Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk -- Go Red For ...... Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk. Insomnia may significantly increase stroke risk, particularly for younger people. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/insomnia-may-significantly-raise-stroke-risk/

  • 120. Tips to Combat Depression After a Stroke -- Go Red For ...... Tips to Combat Depression After a Stroke. ... ». tia timpson talks about her stroke at 20 Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/tips-to-combat-depression-after-a-stroke/



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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

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