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  • 1. American Stroke Association Building healthier lives, free of ...... Preventing stroke icon Preventing Stroke. 80 percent of all strokes are preventable. Learn how to minimize your risk. Stroke treatment icon ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/

  • 2. Stroke Connection Magazine | American Heart Association ...... 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/

  • 3. Stroke Notes... 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/Stroke-Notes/

  • 4. 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/

  • 5. About Stroke... About Stroke. SRC Prevention Banner. What is Stroke? ... Learn more about how stroke affects the brain. TIA and Stroke: Medical Emergencies. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/About-Stro e_UCM_308529_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 6. 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/

  • 7. 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 Depression. ...

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

  • 8. What to Expect in Stroke Rehab - Stroke Connection ...... What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. By Jon Caswell. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

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

  • 9. Ischemic Strokes (Clots)... View a detailed animation of ischemic stroke. Ischemic strokes occur as a result of an obstruction within a blood vessel supplying blood to the brain. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/TypesofStr ke/IschemicClots/Ischemic-Strokes-Clots_UCM_310939_Article.jsp

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

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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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  • 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

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.7%
  • Public Health Education 35%
  • Professional Education and Training 18%
  • Community Services 8.3%
  • Management and General 6.6%
  • Fund Raising 11.4%