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  • 61. More stroke patients eligible for crucial treatments under new ...... strokes, recent surgery or spinal tap were not eligible, Powers said. The guidelines also recommend video consultation to hospitals without stroke ... oke-patients-eligible-for-crucial-treatments-under-new-guidelines/

  • 62. 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. ... SupportYouAreNotAlone/Finding-Stroke-Support-You-Are-Not-Alone_UCM_308556_SubHomePage.jsp 8556_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 63. Support Group Finder... Welcome to our national stroke support group registry. To find a group near you, simply enter your ZIP code and a mile radius. ... inder.jsp

  • 64. AHA/ASA Acute Ischemic Stroke Initiative... Ischemic Stroke (AIS) Regarding Endovascular Treatment, the stroke treatment landscape changed the way large vessel/ severe strokes should be ... emicStrokeToolkit/AHAASA-Acute-Ischemic-Stroke-Initiative_UCM_485512_SubHomePage.jsp SubHomePage.jsp

  • 65. 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. ... tionalStories/Pulling-a-Rabbit-Out-of-a-Hat---Stroke-Survivor-Tim-Podell_UCM_310785_Article.jsp ell_UCM_310785_Article.jsp

  • 66. Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Posterior circulations strokes (a stroke that occurs in the back part of the brain) occurs when a blood vessel in the back part of the brain is blocked ... -Stroke-Warning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_451207_Article.jsp

  • 67. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Depression - Stroke ...... A stroke is a brain attack, they told me. I lost almost 2 million brain cells for every minute I stroked. And I certainly felt fuzzy. ... Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Depression/

  • 68. Understanding How Post-Stroke Depression Affects Your ...... Understanding How Post-Stroke Depression Affects Your Loved One. By Jon Caswell. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation. ... nding-How-Post-Stroke-Depression-Affects-Your-Loved-One/

  • 69. Horses, Music May Boost Stroke Recovery - Stroke ...... improvements are still possible, even years after a stroke, using motivating ... 123 Swedish men and women who had suffered strokes 10 months to ... ic-May-Boost-Stroke-Recovery/

  • 70. Regular Exercise May Lessen Stroke Severity - Stroke ...... The sedentary mice, who were 80 human years when they had a stroke, experienced large, severe strokes and lost a lot of brain tissue or collaterals ... ercise-May-Lessen-Stroke-Severity/

  • 71. Post-Stroke Mood Disorders... Research indicates that PBA is more common in survivors of brainstem stroke, but it can occur in strokes in other areas. ... ngIndependence/EmotionalBehavioralChallenges/Post-Stroke-Mood-Disorders_UCM_467460_Article.jsp rs_UCM_467460_Article.jsp

  • 72. Stopping daily aspirin increases heart attack, stroke risk ...... 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 ... -daily-aspirin-increases-heart-attack-stroke-risk/

  • 73. Blood Pressure and Stroke... Blood Pressure and Stroke. Updated:Nov 14,2017. ... Track your blood pressure. Stroke Prevention Checklist-Download Here. ASA ASM Banner 6. ... LivingAfterStroke/UnderstandingRiskyConditions/Blood-Pressure-and-Stroke_UCM_310427_Article.jsp oke_UCM_310427_Article.jsp

  • 74. Atherosclerosis & Stroke Go Red For Women... Atherothrombotic stroke is the most common stroke. ... However, most embolic strokes are due to blood clots that form during atrial fibrillation and ... _disease_in_women-sub-category/atherosclerosis-stroke/

  • 75. Symptoms of a Stroke in Women - Go Red for Women... she was diagnosed with a hemorrhagic stroke, followed by a second stroke three days later ... The strokes were a wake-up call to take her health more ... _disease_in_women/symptoms-of-a-stroke/

  • 76. How Having a Stroke Changed My Outlook on Life - Stroke ...... walk to help raise funds and awareness of the work of Different Strokes, a UK-based charity that supports the recovery of young stroke survivors. ... ng-a-Stroke-Changed-My-Outlook-on-Life/

  • 77. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue - Stroke ...... Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue. By Jon Caswell. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ... Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Fatigue/

  • 78. AHA/ASA Cryptogenic Stroke Initiative... STEPS TO HELP AVOID ANOTHER STROKE, Clot-related strokes are largely preventable, even if you've already had one. ... icStrokeInitiative/Medtronic-Cryptogenic-Stroke-Initiative_UCM_473504_SubHomePage.jsp _SubHomePage.jsp

  • 79. American Heart Association Spotlight... Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: New Concepts, Treatments, and Challenges. TOPIC SUMMARY. Anticoagulation ... n_UCM_468540_Article.jsp

  • 80. Stroke Among Hispanics... For instance, they have strokes at younger ages. The Northern Manhattan Stroke Study, a large, urban stroke investigation, found that the average ... ngRisk/Stroke-Among-Hispanics_UCM_310393_Article.jsp

  • 81. 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. ... Its-Stressful/

  • 82. Stroke Recovery Resources... Waiting Room Poster (PDF); Cryptogenic Stroke Postcard (PDF); What Causes Strokes? Patient Infographic (PDF); What ... M_481572_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 83. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue Info Sheet ...... Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue Info Sheet. Download a PDF of our post-stroke fatigue information sheet. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. ... Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Fatigue-Info-Sheet/

  • 84. 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. ... _disease_in_women/myths-versus-facts-about-stroke/

  • 85. More stroke patients may receive crucial treatments under ...... plasminogen activator (tPA) the only FDA-approved clot-dissolving treatment for ischemic stroke. Previously, patients with mild strokes were not ... ucial-treatments-under-new-guideline

  • 86. 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. ... -disease/tia-timpson-survivor-of-stroke-at-20/

  • 87. Prevent Another Stroke... with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to support our efforts and help stroke survivors prevent additional strokes. ... herStroke/Prevent-Another-Stroke_UCM_496208_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 88. 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? ... ng-Creativity-Through-Music-After-Stroke/

  • 89. Unexpected Expenses - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... See all Finance. Unexpected Expenses After Stroke. Unexpected Expenses After Stroke. ... Seizures After Stroke. Seizures After Stroke. ... ed-Expenses/

  • 90. 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. ... e-Pain-Never-Goes-Away-Understanding-Centra-Pain-Syndrome/

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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

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • 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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  • Public Health Education 35%
  • Professional Education and Training 18%
  • Community Services 8.3%
  • Management and General 6.6%
  • Fund Raising 11.4%