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  • 201. Stroke Connection Summer 2014... Stroke. Post-Stroke Mood Disorders. Post-Stroke Mood Disorders. ... The Feminine Side of Stroke. The Feminine Side of Stroke. Stroke ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2014/

  • 202. Stroke Connection Winter 2014... show younger people are having strokes more often than even a generation ago. As a result, more children are being raised in stroke families. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2014/

  • 203. Meds Can't Work If You Don't TakeThem - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Meds-Ca t-Work-If-You-Dont-TakeThem/

  • 204. Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2016... Expressing Creativity Through Music After Stroke. Expressing Creativity Through Music After Stroke. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/

  • 205. 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/

  • 206. Keep a Good Spirit! - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Keep-a- ood-Spirit/

  • 207. Stroke Connection Winter 2017... When a stroke happens there, it can cause a few different deficits and, in the ... Strokes can often affect vision and processing of visual information. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/

  • 208. Stroke Connection Spring 2014... Her mother had a stroke when Kara was only 10 years old. ... piece to Uncommon Causes profiles several survivors who experienced strokes due to ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2014/

  • 209. Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2016... Shedding More Light On Cryptogenic Stroke. Shedding More Light On Cryptogenic Stroke. ... After Stroke, Attitude Is Everything! ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/

  • 210. Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2017... Something's Different: Personality Changes After Stroke. Stroke ... Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/

  • 211. Kids | Stroke Connection Magazine... A Stroke Can Happen at Any Age: Rhys' Story. A Stroke Can Happen at Any Age: Rhys' Story. ... A Stroke Can Happen at Any Age: Alex's Story. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Kids/index.php?cp=2 si=12

  • 212. Working on Fine Motor Skills - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Working on-Fine-Motor-Skills/

  • 213. Stroke Connection Spring 2015... Strokes, Strikes & Spares. Strokes, Strikes & Spares. A few years after his stroke, David Layton rediscovered bowling. He's ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/

  • 214. Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 2016... Shellby Watts and Erica Singleton both experienced strokes as children. ... of difference for suburban and urban people having a stroke but there's ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/

  • 215. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2017... What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. Following ... Medications. Understanding Common Post-Stroke Medications. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/

  • 216. Cardiac Arrest vs. Heart Attack Go Red For Women... Heart Attack. Related Articles. Hand holding two pills Myths Versus Facts About Stroke. ... . Hand holding two pills Myths Versus Facts About Stroke. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/cardiac-arrest-vs-heart-attack/

  • 217. What is a Stroke? |... Stroke can be caused either by a clot obstructing the flow of blood to the brain (ischemic strokes) or by a blood vessel rupturing and preventing ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/what-is-a-stroke/

  • 218. Developing Resilience: A Mother's Perspective - Stroke ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Develop ng-Resilience-A-Mothers-Perspective/

  • 219. Stroke Connection Summer 2015... had strokes to make errors during complex driving tasks, according to two small Canadian studies presented at the International Stroke Conference ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/

  • 220. A Mile in Her Own Shoes - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/A-Mile- n-Her-Own-Shoes/

  • 221. Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2018... that I had health risks that made me susceptible to stroke; I also knew that I didn't take care of myself the way I should. Venous Strokes: Rare but ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/?utm_ca paign=stroke_connection&utm_source=phd&utm_medium=link&utm_content=winter2018 nter2018

  • 222. Gracie Doran's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... awareness of pediatric stroke. I feel like I need to give back, and I want to educate others and spread awareness that kids can also have strokes.. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Gracie- orans-Why/

  • 223. Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2015... My Mother's Stroke. My Mother's Stroke. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2015/

  • 224. Making Life Bigger than Aphasia - Stroke Connection ...... At some point during their recovery, stroke survivors and caregivers realize that the world doesn't reshape itself to fit their needs. ... Stroke Notes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2014/Making- ife-Bigger-than-Aphasia/

  • 225. Congressional Heart and Stroke Coalition... Congressional Heart and Stroke Coalition. Updated:Nov ... No. 1 killer, and stroke is now the fourth leading cause of death. Both ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/Congressional-Heart-and-St oke-Coalition_UCM_452967_Article.jsp

  • 226. Anxiety Linked to Long-Term Stroke Risk Go Red For ...... Researchers tracked strokes through hospital or nursing home reports and death ... increases in anxiety were associated with greater stroke risk. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/anxiety-linked-to-long-term-stroke-risk/

  • 227. Recovering from a Stroke: Tai Chi Exercises -- Go Red For ...... Recovering from a Stroke: Tai Chi Exercises. ... . 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/recovering-from-a-stroke-tai-chi-exercises/

  • 228. One-Handed Heimlich - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/One-Hande -Heimlich/

  • 229. Expanding Comfort Zones - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2012/Expanding Comfort-Zones/

  • 230. What Happens Next? - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... What Happens Next? Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. By Jon Caswell. ... Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/What-Ha pens-Next-Making-the-Best-Decisions-at-Discharge-After-Stroke/index.php?cp=2&si=5 hp?cp=2&si=5

  • 231. International Stroke Conference 2018 Newsroom | American ...... International Stroke Conference 2018 Newsroom. January 23, 2018. International Stroke Conference 2018. Nursing ...

    newsroom.heart.org/events/international-stroke-conference- 018-newsroom

  • 232. Crowdsourcing a Cure - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Crowdsour ing-a-Cure/

  • 233. Don't Make Me Over - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Dont-Make Me-Over/

  • 234. How Can You Tell if You're Having a Stroke? |... A stroke can happen at any time. But would you be able to recognize the warning signs and symptoms? Strokes occur more commonly in people ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/how-can-you-tell-if-you e-having-a-stroke/

  • 235. Accepting Who I Am - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2017... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Accepting Who-I-Am/

  • 236. Tiny Structures in the Heart May Provide Clues to Heart ...... to Heart Disease and Stroke. Tiny Structures in the Heart May Provide Clues to Heart Disease and Stroke. By American Heart Association News. ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Winter-2017/Tiny-Structures-in-the- eart-May-Provide-Clues-to-Heart-Disease-and-Stroke/

  • 237. Beyond All Expectations - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... CT scans revealed evidence of brain damage from five strokes, yet Bob is an example: After suffering a stroke, there is hope. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Beyond-Al -Expectations/

  • 238. Learning to Swim Again - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Not bad for a 61-year-old stroke survivor!! Stroke Families Having Fun. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Learnin -to-Swim-Again/

  • 239. Finding Joy as a Caregiver - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Finding-J y-as-a-Caregiver/

  • 240. Days With My Dad - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/Days-Wi h-My-Dad/

  • 241. Doing Good Work in Georgia - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Family Warmline. Stroke Family Warmline. The Warmline ... Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets. Let's Talk ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Doing-Goo -Work-in-Georgia/

  • 242. Making Telestroke the Norm - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... TPA can only be used within 4.5 hours of onset of symptoms and only with ischemic strokes. Those two requirements mean that stroke patients who ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Making- elestroke-the-Norm/

  • 243. Cruisin' Together - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... While traveling post-stroke can be challenging, going with a group can offer ... a chance to explore ports and meet other families dealing with strokes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Cruisin Together/

  • 244. Finding Myself - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 2016... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Finding Myself/

  • 245. Lilian Tsi Stielstra's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Lilian's stroke came six months after she was diagnosed with high blood pressure, a leading risk factor for strokes and heart attacks. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Lilian- si-Stielstras-Why/

  • 246. A Special Thank You - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/A-Speci l-Thank-You/

  • 247. Defeating Isolation for Over 40 Years - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Defeati g-Isolation-for-Over-40-Years/

  • 248. Paying It Forward - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Paying- t-Forward/

  • 249. Stroke Treatments |... Stroke Treatments. Share: Medical treatments for stroke work to either open the blockage of a vessel or treat the rupture. ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/stroke-treatments/

  • 250. Kitchen Mobility, Kitchen Stability - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Kitchen Mobility-Kitchen-Stability/



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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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