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  • 101. Alcohol and Heart Health... of 100-proof spirits.) Drinking more alcohol increases such dangers as alcoholism, high blood pressure, obesity, stroke, breast cancer, suicide and ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/HealthyEating/Nutriti n/Alcohol-and-Heart-Health_UCM_305173_Article.jsp

  • 102. Prevent Another Stroke... with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to support our efforts and help stroke survivors prevent additional strokes. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/PreventAno herStroke/Prevent-Another-Stroke_UCM_496208_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 103. African-Americans and Heart Disease, Stroke... African-Americans and Heart Disease, Stroke. Updated:Aug 22,2017. ... 1 killer for all Americans, and stroke is also a leading cause of death. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /African-Americans-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_444863_Article.jsp

  • 104. When the Pain Never Goes Away - Stroke Connection ...... When the Pain Never Goes Away. Understanding central pain syndrome (aka, thalamic pain) after stroke. By Jon Caswell. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Sep-Oct-2003/When-t e-Pain-Never-Goes-Away-Understanding-Centra-Pain-Syndrome/

  • 105. Research... Research. Since 1949, the AHA has invested more than $4.1 billion in research to enhance our knowledge of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. ...

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

  • 106. American Heart Association and American Stroke Association ...... American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Linking Policy. Updated:Jan 10,2017. Thank you for your ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/American-Heart-Association- nd-American-Stroke-Association-Linking-Policy_UCM_303551_Article.jsp

  • 107. Rehabbing Her Father's Spirit - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Ironically, he had his stroke in a doctor's waiting room. ... In retrospect his family suspected he had suffered a number of TIAs ("mini-strokes"), but he ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/Rehabbing Her-Fathers-Spirit/

  • 108. 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

  • 109. Stroke Treatment Resources... Chinese). Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Stroke Treatment Resources. Stroke Treatment Infographics. ... Stroke Treatment Resources. What ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/www.stro eassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-Treatment-Resources_UCM_481426_SubHomePage.jsp CM_481426_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 110. Comedian Stroke Survivor Celebrates Column's 10th ...... Happy 10th anniversary to Stroke Connection's humor column, Life at the Curb by comedian and stroke survivor, John Kawie. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/Happy-1 th-Anniversary-Life-at-the-Curb/

  • 111. Twenty things you didn't know about stroke, that may save a ...... Having a stroke increases the risk of a second one (1 in 4 survivors have another stroke). Prevention is crucial because second strokes can be ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/twenty-things-you-didnt-know-about stroke-that-may-save-a-life

  • 112. Stroke survivors could gain the most from new blood pressure ...... “The potential to reduce mortality and recurrent stroke is immense, because more than half of all strokes are attributable to uncontrolled high blood ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/stroke-survivors-could-gain-the-mo t-from-new-blood-pressure-guidelines

  • 113. 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

  • 114. Stroke Council... Stroke Council. ... Karen L. Furie, MD, MPH, FAHA Chair, Stroke Council. International Stroke Conference 2019. Nursing Symposium: Feb. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Sci ntificCouncils/UCM_322858_Stroke-Council.jsp

  • 115. 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

  • 116. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After Stroke. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/

  • 117. Scientific SessionsThis guideline is an update of the NHLBI publication, 'The 7th Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Treatment ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_496965 2017-Hypertension-Clinical-Guidelines.jsp

  • 118. 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

  • 119. For Stroke Support Group Leaders... For Stroke Support Group Leaders. Register Your Group. ... This content was last reviewed on 07/31/2013. Subscribe to Stroke Connection. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForSup ortGroupLeaders/For-Support-Group-Leaders_UCM_308564_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 120. Article Archive... New online directory collects reviews of stroke rehab. New online directory collects reviews of stroke rehab. ... Returning to Work After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Article-Archive/ind x.php?tagID=262&title=Helpful+articles&operator=or

  • 121. MaRISS... Miami for an important research study.The purpose is to evaluate treatment options for patients with mild and rapidly improving stroke symptoms by ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/FocusonQuality/Quality esearchPublications/MaRISS_UCM_452130_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 122. American Heart Association - Building healthier lives, free of ...... Millions of Americans live with heart disease, stroke or a cardiovascular condition. ... Although they sound similar, heat stroke and stroke are different. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

  • 123. 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

  • 124. When the Cause is Unknown - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... By Jon Caswell. Each year, there are about 800,000 new or recurrent strokes. That means there's a stroke in the United States every 40 seconds. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/When-the- ause-is-Unknown/

  • 125. Professional Heart Daily | Resources for Cardiovascular and ...... DONATE. Professional Heart Daily. Professional Heart Daily. Resources for Cardiovascular and Stroke Clinicians and Scientists. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/index.jsp

  • 126. Stroke OnDemand?... Stroke OnDemand™. International Stroke Conference 2018. Nursing Symposium & Pre-Con Symposia: Jan. ... Stroke OnDemand™ Product Details. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/EducationMeetings/Meet ngsLiveCME/InternationalStrokeCofnerence/UCM_424546_Stroke-OnDemand.jsp sp

  • 127.[TEXT] xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <rss version="2.0" xmlns ...... p&gt; &lt;p&gt;&amp;ldquo;The potential to reduce mortality and recurrent stroke is immense, because more than half of all strokes are attributable ...

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  • 128. Album | American Heart Association... Making News on Heart.org. Learn More. American Stroke Month 2017. Album Permalink. ... View more images. Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/album?id=571fb8162cfac21a819b0762&t=vid o&p=15&s=title

  • 129. FUNraise: Create a Fundraiser for Heart and Stroke ...... Get ideas to FUNraise View our Sample Page. FUNraise for Heart FUNraise for Stroke. ... Create a Page. FUNraise for Heart. FUNraise for Stroke. 1. ...

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  • 130. Branding Infographics... American Heart Association and American Stroke Association® Infographics. Heart. ... American Stroke Association® Stroke Infographic. ...

    www.localheart.org/branding/BrandGuidelines/Branding-Infog aphics_UCM_466727_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 131. Making an Impact in Illinois - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Making- n-Impact-in-Illinois/

  • 132. Quitting cholesterol drugs may raise risk of another stroke ...... Quitting cholesterol drugs may raise risk of another stroke. By American Heart Association News. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/Quittin -cholesterol-drugs-may-raise-risk-of-another-stroke/

  • 133. Read SC Now... For over 22 years Stroke Connection has been providing stroke families with a wealth of information and inspiration supporting recovery ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/ReadSCNow/Read-SC-Now_UCM_308578_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 134. Stroke Connection Magazine | American Heart Association ...... Low vitamin D predicts more severe strokes, poor health post-stroke Stroke patients with low vitamin D levels were found to be more likely than ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/index.php?cp=3&si=30

  • 135. Submit Your Story | Stroke Connection Magazine... Become a contributor! Stroke Connection accepts and encourages submissions from stroke survivors and their family caregivers. ... Stroke Notes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Submit-Your-Story/

  • 136. Bi-partisan budget deal a win for heart and stroke patients ...... Americans on Medicare who experience strokes need fast, high-quality care, regardless of where they live. Stroke patients in urban/suburban areas ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/Bi-part san-budget-deal-a-win-for-heart-and-stroke-patients/

  • 137. Cryptogenic Stroke- Healthcare Professional Resource Page... Waiting Room Poster (PDF); Cryptogenic Stroke Postcard (PDF); What Causes Strokes? Patient Infographic (PDF); What ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Cryptoge icStrokeInitiative/Cryptogenic-Stroke--Healthcare-Professional-Resource-Page_UCM_477038_Article.jsp ce-Page_UCM_477038_Article.jsp

  • 138. News | Stroke Connection Magazine... Adult stroke patients who are employed prior to and after suffering strokes are more likely than unemployed adults to have healthier minds two ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/News/

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

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

  • 140. Resources | Stroke Connection Magazine... be hard for family and friends to recognize how much post-stroke fatigue may ... Strokes can often affect vision and processing of visual information. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Resources/

  • 141. For Caregivers | Stroke Connection Magazine... Seizures After Stroke. Seizures After Stroke. ... When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe. When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/For-Caregivers/

  • 142. Tips and Tricks | Stroke Connection Magazine... be hard for family and friends to recognize how much post-stroke fatigue may ... Strokes can often affect vision and processing of visual information. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Tips-and-Tricks/

  • 143. Survival Journeys | Stroke Connection Magazine... Though strokes often have common effects, each one is also different. And each stroke survivor's journey is as unique as the individual themselves. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Survival-Journeys/

  • 144. Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2018... In this Issue. Seizures After Stroke. Seizures After Stroke. ... When Stroke Affects the Parietal Lobe. When Stroke Affects the Parietal Lobe. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2018/

  • 145. Sweating during workouts may help reduce stroke risk... Sweating during workouts may help reduce stroke risk. Updated:Jul 18,2013. Breaking a sweat during your workouts may reduce your risk of stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/News/NewsReleases/Sweating-during-w rkouts-may-help-reduce-stroke-risk_UCM_454248_Article.jsp

  • 146. Your eyes may give a peek into future stroke risk... Your eyes may give a peek into future stroke risk. ... Those with moderate to severe eye blood pressure were 137 percent more likely to have a stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/News/NewsReleases/Your-eyes-may-giv -a-peek-into-future-stroke-risk_UCM_455135_Article.jsp

  • 147. What Are My Risks For Getting Heart Disease InfographicThe American Heart Association asks three simple questions to help you understand and determine your risk of heart disease.

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/What-Are-My-Risks-For Getting-Heart-Disease-Infographic_UCM_443749_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 148. Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After ...... Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After Stroke. For families living with aphasia due to stroke. ... Seizures After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Tips-for- ommunicating-Different-Types-of-Aphasia-After-Stroke/

  • 149. Understanding Vascular Dementia - Stroke Connection ...... of blood vessels, usually as a result of blood vessel disease, which cause silent strokes. Some people with VCI may have a fullblown stroke, but not ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Underst nding-Vascular-Dementia/

  • 150. Recipes | Stroke Connection Magazine... Departments. Stroke Notes. Stroke-related news you can use about new scientific findings, public policy, programs and resources. Readers Room. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Recipes/


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