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  • 11. Hemorrhagic Strokes (Bleeds)... two types of hemorrhagic strokes are intracerebral (within the brain) hemorrhage or subarachnoid hemorrhage. Hemorrhagic stroke occurs when a ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/TypesofStr ke/HemorrhagicBleeds/Hemorrhagic-Strokes-Bleeds_UCM_310940_Article.jsp p

  • 12. Stroke Notes... is part of the daily routine to prevent a heart attack or stroke. But for those who don't stick to that routine, the rate of heart attacks, strokes or deaths ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Stroke-Notes/

  • 13. When Stroke Affects the Thalamus - Stroke Connection ...... Very large strokes in the thalamus can cause many problems. ... "Fortunately, the brain's wiring has a degree of plasticity, and if the stroke is only in ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/When-St oke-Affects-the-Thalamus/

  • 14. Brain Stem Stroke... Risk factors for brain stem stroke are the same as for strokes in other areas of the brain: high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, atrial ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/Brain-Stem-Stroke_UCM_310771_Article.jsp

  • 15. American Stroke Month 2017 |... Share: Most strokes are preventable. ... It's a matter of knowing what to do, taking action and spreading the word. Stroke Month. Take the Quiz NOW. ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/power-to-end-stroke/ame ican-stroke-month-2017/

  • 16. When Survivors Are Hurting: Understanding Post-Stroke Pain ...... It affects 8 percent to 10 percent of survivors. No particular type of stroke causes CPS, rather strokes in particular areas of the brain do. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/When-Su vivors-Are-Hurting-Understanding-Post-Stroke-Pain/

  • 17. FAST Stroke Resources |... FAST Stroke Resources. Share: ... Please help spread the word within our communities. Download the Spot a Stroke FAST Infographic. ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/power-to-end-stroke/get f-a-s-t-stroke-resources/

  • 18. What Happens Next? - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... What Happens Next? Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. By Jon Caswell. ... Understanding Common Post-Stroke Medications. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/What-Ha pens-Next-Making-the-Best-Decisions-at-Discharge-After-Stroke/

  • 19. What to Expect in Stroke Rehab - Stroke Connection ...... What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. By Jon Caswell. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/What-to-E pect-in-Stroke-Rehab/

  • 20. 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


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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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