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  • 201. Is My Memory Loss a Masquerade? - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/Is-My-M mory-Loss-a-Masquerade/

  • 202. Days With My Dad - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. 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/

  • 203. Donna Garlough's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... In my mind, healthy 35-year-old women just don't have strokes, so it ... weird cold or flu, or she slept on a nerve wrong anything other than a stroke.. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Donna-Gar oughs-Why/

  • 204. Dad Finds A Friend - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2014... Dad Finds A Friend. It took five years after his stroke before Doris' father met another survivor with aphasia. By Doris Thurston. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2014/Dad-Finds A-Friend/

  • 205. Those Were the Days - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Those-W re-the-Days/

  • 206. 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/

  • 207. News | Stroke Connection Magazine... 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/News/index.php?cp=3 si=40

  • 208. Sharing My WOW - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... My stroke was caused by high blood pressure and was even preceded by a ... Many family members had strokes, but I was too afraid to ask and face ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Sharing My-WOW/

  • 209. 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/

  • 210. Jenna Tischer's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/Jenna-Tis hers-Why/

  • 211. 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/

  • 212. Readers Room... 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/Readers-Room/

  • 213. A Mile in Her Own Shoes - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. 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/

  • 214. Visual Field Cuts Infographic - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/From-th -Eyes-of-the-Beholder/

  • 215. Have a Therapeutic Summer! - 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/Have-a- herapeutic-Summer/

  • 216. Working on Fine Motor Skills - 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-2017/Working on-Fine-Motor-Skills/

  • 217. 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/

  • 218. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2015... Cryptogenic Stroke: When the Cause is Unknown. Up to 200,000 survivors annually don't know what caused their strokes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/

  • 219. Tamsen Butler's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Tamsen- utlers-Why/

  • 220. 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/

  • 221. 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/

  • 222. Tyree Russell's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Tyree-R ssells-Why/

  • 223. A Special Thank You - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. 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/

  • 224. Survival Journeys | Stroke Connection Magazine... This is MY Ballgame. "One stroke, two strokes, three strokes; I refuse to go out." A survivor's poem. Raising the Voice of Young Survivors. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Survival-Journeys/i dex.php?cp=5&si=40

  • 225. Stroke Connection Spring 2013... Returning to Work After Stroke. Returning to Work After Stroke. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2013/

  • 226. Mission:Lifeline Stroke... Mission:Lifeline Stroke. Banner ... Dr. Panagos' primary research and clinical interest is the acute stroke management. He ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/MissionLifelineHomePag /MissionLifeline-Stroke_UCM_491623_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 227. A Quarter Century of Support - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/A-Quarter Century-of-Support/

  • 228. Wandering Back - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Wanderi g-Back/

  • 229. 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/

  • 230. My Long But Satisfying Road to Recovery - Stroke Connection ...... Video courtesy of Peter Huoppi/The Day. Good News for Hemorrhagic Stroke Research. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/My-Long But-Satisfying-Road-to-Recovery/

  • 231. 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/

  • 232. May is American Stroke Month and National High Blood ...... 80% of strokes are preventable! High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor. Stroke kills more than 133,000 Americans ...

    newsroom.heart.org/events/event-20180418

  • 233. Am I Losing Ground? - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Am-I-Lo ing-Ground/

  • 234. Reader Alert Be Aware of Fake Online Pharmacies - Stroke ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Reader- lert--Be-Aware-of-Fake-Online-Pharmacies/

  • 235. One-Handed Heimlich - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

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

  • 236. We Are the Champions - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/We-Are- he-Champions/

  • 237. A Day in a (Rehab) Life - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/A-Day-i -a-Rehab-Life/

  • 238. Jan Thomas's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/Jen-Tho ass-Why/

  • 239. The Truth About Caregiving - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/The-Tru h-About-Caregiving/

  • 240. Learning to Be a New Person - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Learnin -to-Be-a-New-Person/

  • 241. Comprehensive Stroke Centers Infographic... Comprehensive Stroke Centers Infographic. View text version of the Comprehensive Stroke Centers Infographic (Document). ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/HospitalAccreditationC rtification/StrokeCenterCertification/Comprehensive-Stroke-Centers-Infographic_UCM_494767_SubHomePage.jsp fographic_UCM_494767_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 242. We See You Staring - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/We-See- ou-Staring/

  • 243. The Bonus Years - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2017... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/The-Bon s-Years/

  • 244. Camarillo Brillo - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2014... Camarillo Brillo. A unique perspective on survival by comedian and stroke survivor, John Kawie. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2014/Camarillo Brillo/

  • 245. The Letter - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2017... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/The-Let er/

  • 246. I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/I-Cant-Go For-That-No-Can-Do/

  • 247. Tedy's Team Turns 10: Every Mile for Mom & Dad - Stroke ...... Christine Duval lived through both her parents' strokes and has been her father's caregiver for more than a decade, but has ... "The stroke took my ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Tedys-T am-Turns-10-Every-Mile-for-Mom-Dad/

  • 248. Blood Pressure Demands the 3 C's: Check. Change. Control. ...... Left undiagnosed, it can lead to strokes, heart attacks and ... a community," the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association created the ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Blood-P essure-Demands-the-3-Cs-Check-Change-Control/

  • 249. Ask Me Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2017... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/Ask-Me- hy/

  • 250. Half a World Away: Visual Field Cuts - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/Half-a- orld-Away-Visual-Field-Cuts/



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