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  • 31. Atherosclerosis and Stroke... The first type is called atherothrombotic stroke is the most common stroke. ... However, most embolic strokes are due to blood clots that form in ... LivingAfterStroke/UnderstandingRiskyConditions/Atherosclerosis-and-Stroke_UCM_310426_Article.jsp roke_UCM_310426_Article.jsp

  • 32. What is Heart Failure?... Heart and Stroke Association Statistics. Each year ... population. Heart & Stroke Statistics FAQs. What is Prevalence? Prevalence ... -Statistics_UCM_319064_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 33. Choosing the Right Stroke Rehab Facility... Choosing the Right Stroke Rehab Facility. ... Recent Stroke? Now there's help with rehab decisions. Stroke Rehab consumer Image ... iagnosis/Choosing-the-Right-Stroke-Rehab-Facility_UCM_490273_Article.jsp jsp

  • 34. Stroke Treatment... The good news is that 80% of strokes in adults are preventable, however after having a stroke, risks are much higher for having another one. ... troke-Treatment_UCM_492017_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 35. Understanding Common Post-Stroke Medications - Stroke ...... therapies recommended following an ischemic stroke. “Blood Thinners” aka Antiplatelets & Anticoagulants. Roughly 87 percent of strokes are due to ... ing-Common-Post-Stroke-Medications/

  • 36. Life After Stroke... Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Life After Stroke. More than seven million Americans are stroke survivors. While ... way. Recent stroke? ... ter-Stroke_UCM_308546_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 37. Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE... Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE. Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ... he-Stroke-Connection-App-for-FREE/

  • 38. Stroke Council... Stroke Council. ... International Stroke Conference 2018. Nursing Symposium: Jan. ... Register Here. Stroke Council Scientific Statements and Slide Sets. ... ntificCouncils/UCM_322858_Stroke-Council.jsp

  • 39. The Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia... The Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Click a letter below to get a brief definition of dozens of cardiovascular terms from our ... clopedia_UCM_445688_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 40. 911 Warnings Signs of a Heart Attack... strokes in progress, reducing disability and saving lives. But to be effective, these drugs must be given relatively quickly after heart attack or stroke ... eart-Attack_UCM_305346_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 41. STROKE | Focused Update in Cerebrovascular Disease ...... xDisplayComments=. Science News. Science News Archive. Stroke Journal. Focused Update in Cerebrovascular Disease: Stroke in Women. ... STROKE-Focused-Update-in-Cerebrovascular-Disease-Stroke-in-Women.jsp

  • 42. STROKE Editor's Picks - February 2018... RELEASED,dOutDate=null,docSSFileName=UCM_499048_STROKE-Editors- Picks---February-2018.jsp,docTitle=STROKE Editor's Picks ... STROKE-Editors-Picks---February-2018.jsp

  • 43. Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women - Go Red For Women... I want to Go Red.go red. Edit. My go red plan. Symptoms of a Heart Attack and Stroke. If you had heart disease, would you recognize the symptoms? ... n-official-site/about-heart-disease-in-women/symptoms-of-heart-disease/ e/

  • 44. Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets... Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets. Updated:Nov 17,2016. ... We're here to help. Have you or someone you love had a stroke? ... tion-Sheets_UCM_310731_Article.jsp

  • 45. Together to End Stroke Newsletter... Popular Articles. 1 Stroke Family Warmline; 2 15 Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ... -Stroke-Newsletter_UCM_444428_Article.jsp

  • 46. Venous Strokes: Rare but Real - Stroke Connection Magazine ...Stroke Connection Mag /; Winter 2018 /; Venous Strokes: Rare but Real. Venous Strokes: Rare but Real. By Jon Caswell. Survivor Sharon Wilson. ... trokes-Rare-but-Real/

  • 47. Something's Different: Personality Changes After Stroke ...... change that sometimes happens in survivors of right hemisphere strokes — a profound lack of awareness of problems that the stroke caused. ... gs-Different-Personality-Changes-After-Stroke/

  • 48. Stroke Resources for Professionals... Stroke Resources for Professionals. ... Cryptogenic Stroke Professional and Patient Resources. ... get with the guidelines stroke ... sources-for-Professionals_UCM_308581_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 49. Caregiver Guide... Popular Articles. 1 Stroke Family Warmline; 2 15 Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ... lyCaregivers/CaregivingResources/Caregiver-Guide_UCM_457471_Article.jsp sp

  • 50. Alcohol and Heart Health... of 100-proof spirits.) Drinking more alcohol increases such dangers as alcoholism, high blood pressure, obesity, stroke, breast cancer, suicide and ... n/Alcohol-and-Heart-Health_UCM_305173_Article.jsp

  • 51. Other Cardiovascular and Stroke Related Conferences... UCM_426262,docStatus=RELEASED,dOutDate=null,docSSFileName= UCM_426262_Other-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Related-Conferences.jsp ... ngsLiveCME/UCM_426262_Other-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Related-Conferences.jsp nces.jsp

  • 52. Stroke In Children... About 10 percent of children with sickle cell disease suffer a stroke 1 . There is a high risk of repeat strokes, but this can be reduced by blood ... ldren/Stroke-In-Children_UCM_308543_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 53. Inspirational Stories of Stroke Survivors... Survivors Under Age 18. Oliver Michael, Infant Stroke Survivor — Strokes can happen to the very young, even infants. Oliver ... tionalStories/Inspirational-Stories-of-Stroke-Survivors_UCM_310974_Article.jsp ticle.jsp

  • 54. How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Stroke... Often called a “mini stroke,” these warning strokes should be taken very seriously. Don't let high blood pressure lead to stroke. ... wHBPHarmsYourHealth/How-High-Blood-Pressure-Can-Lead-to-Stroke_UCM_301824_Article.jsp 1824_Article.jsp

  • 55. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke... Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke. Updated:Aug 30,2016. Is heart disease or stroke in your family? If so, your risk may be higher. ... /Family-History-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_442849_Article.jsp

  • 56. Kids | Stroke Connection Magazine... Colorado Pediatric Stroke: Parent Support Group. ... and advocacy for families impacted by the range of outcomes of all types of pediatric strokes. ...

  • 57. About Target: Stroke... About Target: Stroke. Updated:Aug 11,2017. Target: Stroke - When Seconds Count. Target: Stroke, launched by the ... oke/About-Target-Stroke_UCM_432409_Article.jsp

  • 58. Acute Stroke Online... The AHA's Acute Stroke Online Course has been updated to reflect science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC and the new ... nal/AcuteStrokeOnline/UCM_476667_Acute-Stroke-Online.jsp

  • 59. Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke... Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke. ... Banner 5 - Banner with medtronic logo Download Our New Acute Ischemic Stroke Toolkit Now. ... t-With-The-Guidelines-Stroke_UCM_306098_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 60. Search News Releases | American Heart Association... Many aspects of strokes affect women and men differently, and four articles in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke highlight recent ...

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American Heart Association
2016-2017 Expenditures

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  • Management and General 6.6%
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