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  • 161. Uncommon Causes of Stroke... Causes, available in e-Zine or PDF format) The vast majority of strokes are caused by ... But there are many less common causes of stroke as well. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/ReadSCNow/Uncommon-Survivors_UCM_461424_Article.jsp

  • 162. Be Aware of Risk in the Veins - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... The risk of DVT in those who've had a stroke is higher than in those who haven't. It occurs about twice as often after strokes caused by a bleed ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Venous-Th omboembolism-VTE-Risk-in-the-Veins/

  • 163. News | Stroke Connection Magazine... 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/News/

  • 164. FUNraise: Create a Fundraiser for Heart and Stroke: Search ...... Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. ...

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  • 165. Heart-and-Stroke-Encyclopedia - heart valve replacement ...... Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Knowledge starts here. A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Encyclopedia/Heart-and-Stroke-Encyc opedia_UCM_445084_ContentIndex.jsp?levelSelected=8&title=heart%20valve%20replacement%20surgery e%20replacement%20surgery

  • 166. Heart-and-Stroke-Encyclopedia - pacemaker... Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Knowledge starts here. A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Encyclopedia/Heart-and-Stroke-Encyc opedia_UCM_445084_ContentIndex.jsp?levelSelected=16&title=pacemaker

  • 167. Resources | Stroke Connection Magazine... be hard for family and friends to recognize how much post-stroke fatigue may ... Strokes can often affect vision and processing of visual information. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Resources/

  • 168. For Caregivers | Stroke Connection Magazine... When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe. ... Something's Different: Personality Changes After Stroke. Stroke can change a survivor's personality. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/For-Caregivers/

  • 169. A Piece of Good News - 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-2017/A-Piece of-Good-News/

  • 170. American Heart Association - Building healthier lives, free of ...... 01242018 Stroke Guidelines ... For HIV patients at risk for heart disease and stroke, good preventive care may be hard to come by. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/?identifier=3012360

  • 171. Stroke Diagnosis... Stroke Diagnosis. Updated:Oct 23,2017. Diagnosing Stroke. Tests. When someone has shown symptoms of a ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Prevention Diagnosis/Stroke-Diagnosis_UCM_310890_Article.jsp

  • 172. When Men Take Care - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... When Men Take Care. Male caregivers report more positives in caring for stroke survivors. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/When-Me -Take-Care/

  • 173. Tips and Tricks | Stroke Connection Magazine... be hard for family and friends to recognize how much post-stroke fatigue may ... Strokes can often affect vision and processing of visual information. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Tips-and-Tricks/

  • 174. Hand-in-Glove Rehab - 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/Hand-in Glove-Rehab/

  • 175. Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification... expertise treating patients with large ischemic strokes, intracerebral hemorrhage ... the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/HospitalAccreditationC rtification/ComprehensiveStrokeCenterCertification/Comprehensive-Stroke-Center-Certification_UCM_455446_SubHomePage.jsp ke-Center-Certification_UCM_455446_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 176. Primary Stroke Center Certification... Primary Stroke Center Certification. Our Stroke ... for download: Fast ED: A Novel EMS Screening Approach for Stroke Triage. ...

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  • 177. Memory: It's Complicated - 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-2018/Memory- ts-Complicated/

  • 178. Stroke Spanish Resource Page 16... Let's Talk About Stroke and Rehabilitation); Hablemos sobre el ataque hemorrágico al cerebro (Let's Talk About Hemorrhagic Strokes); ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/www.stroke ssociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-Spanish-Resource-Page-16_UCM_491255_SubHomePage.jsp 6_UCM_491255_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 179. Kaysee Hyatt's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Colorado Pediatric Stroke: Parent Support Group. ... and advocacy for families impacted by the range of outcomes of all types of pediatric strokes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Kaysee-Hy tts-Why/

  • 180. Stroke Website |... This site provides you with information that explains the different types of strokes, as well as how stroke affects the brain. ...

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


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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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