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  • 91. Stroke Survivor Goes Back To Work for Herself... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/I-Love- y-New-Boss/

  • 92. Sex After Stroke... Sex After Stroke. Updated:Nov 9,2016. ... Like many stroke survivors, you may have questions: Will I have another stroke during sex? ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Regain ngIndependence/PhysicalChallenges/Sex-After-Stroke_UCM_464261_Article.jsp .jsp

  • 93. No Joke, A Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... Winter 2018 /; No Joke, A Stroke. No Joke, A Stroke. By Amy Lawson. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/No-Joke A-Stroke/

  • 94. Early Brain Stimulation After Stroke - Stroke Connection ...... Early Brain Stimulation After Stroke. Non-invasive brain stimulation may help stroke survivors recover speech and language function. ... Stroke Notes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2014/Early-B ain-Stimulation-After-Stroke/

  • 95. Mom's Stroke Inspires NBA Star - Stroke Connection ...... Although most strokes occur in people over age 65, stroke rates in people 20-54 have increased since the 1990s (see "Alarming New Statistics ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/Moms-Stro e-Inspires-NBA-Star/

  • 96. Cutting-Edge Rehab Technology - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/First-R botic-Exoskeleton-Cleared-For-Use-With-Stroke/

  • 97. MIND diet slows cognitive decline in stroke survivors - Stroke ...... MIND diet slows cognitive decline in stroke survivors. By American Heart Association Newsroom. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/MIND-di t-slows-cognitive-decline-in-stroke-survivors/

  • 98. Hidden Stroke Risk Factors for Women... to Steven J. Kittner, MD, director of the Maryland Stroke Center at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. “But strokes can affect ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Hidden-Stroke-Risk-Factors-for-Women_UCM_310403_Article.jsp

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

    professional.heart.org/spotlight/Spotlight-Extra-Informati n_UCM_468540_Article.jsp

  • 100. Recognition from Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke... Recognition from Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke. Updated:May 11,2017. Effective ... Target: Stroke Recognition. Starting ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/GetWithTheGuidelines/G tWithTheGuidelines-Stroke/Recognition-from-Get-With-The-Guidelines-Stroke_UCM_308034_Article.jsp roke_UCM_308034_Article.jsp

  • 101. 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 ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/HealthyEating/Nutriti n/Alcohol-and-Heart-Health_UCM_305173_Article.jsp

  • 102. Prevent Another Stroke... with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to support our efforts and help stroke survivors prevent additional strokes. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/PreventAno herStroke/Prevent-Another-Stroke_UCM_496208_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 103. African-Americans and Heart Disease, Stroke... African-Americans and Heart Disease, Stroke. Updated:Aug 22,2017. ... 1 killer for all Americans, and stroke is also a leading cause of death. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /African-Americans-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_444863_Article.jsp

  • 104. 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. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Sep-Oct-2003/When-t e-Pain-Never-Goes-Away-Understanding-Centra-Pain-Syndrome/

  • 105. Research... Research. Since 1949, the AHA has invested more than $4.1 billion in research to enhance our knowledge of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ResearchPrograms/UCM_3 6889_Research.jsp

  • 106. American Heart Association and American Stroke Association ...... American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Linking Policy. Updated:Jan 10,2017. Thank you for your ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/American-Heart-Association- nd-American-Stroke-Association-Linking-Policy_UCM_303551_Article.jsp

  • 107. Rehabbing Her Father's Spirit - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Ironically, he had his stroke in a doctor's waiting room. ... In retrospect his family suspected he had suffered a number of TIAs ("mini-strokes"), but he ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/Rehabbing Her-Fathers-Spirit/

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

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/www.stro eassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-Recovery-Resources_UCM_481572_SubHomePage.jsp M_481572_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 109. Comedian Stroke Survivor Celebrates Column's 10th ...... Happy 10th anniversary to Stroke Connection's humor column, Life at the Curb by comedian and stroke survivor, John Kawie. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/Happy-1 th-Anniversary-Life-at-the-Curb/

  • 110. Twenty things you didn't know about stroke, that may save a ...... Having a stroke increases the risk of a second one (1 in 4 survivors have another stroke). Prevention is crucial because second strokes can be ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/twenty-things-you-didnt-know-about stroke-that-may-save-a-life

  • 111. Stroke survivors could gain the most from new blood pressure ...... “The potential to reduce mortality and recurrent stroke is immense, because more than half of all strokes are attributable to uncontrolled high blood ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/stroke-survivors-could-gain-the-mo t-from-new-blood-pressure-guidelines

  • 112. 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. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Findin SupportYouAreNotAlone/Finding-Stroke-Support-You-Are-Not-Alone_UCM_308556_SubHomePage.jsp 8556_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 113. Stroke Council... Stroke Council. ... Karen L. Furie, MD, MPH, FAHA Chair, Stroke Council. International Stroke Conference 2019. Nursing Symposium: Feb. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Sci ntificCouncils/UCM_322858_Stroke-Council.jsp

  • 114. Strength and Resistance Training Exercise... injury. What if I'm recovering from a cardiac event or stroke? Some people are afraid to exercise after a heart attack. But ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/PhysicalActivity/Fitn ssBasics/Strength-and-Resistance-Training-Exercise_UCM_462357_Article.jsp .jsp

  • 115. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After Stroke. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/

  • 116. Scientific SessionsThis guideline is an update of the NHLBI publication, 'The 7th Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Treatment ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_496965 2017-Hypertension-Clinical-Guidelines.jsp

  • 117. Starting a Stroke Group... And everybody has a good time. Specialized Groups. “Strokes are like fingerprints,” says stroke survivor Candace Howerton. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForSup ortGroupLeaders/StartingaStrokeGroup/Starting-a-Stroke-Group_UCM_310895_Article.jsp 95_Article.jsp

  • 118. Article Archive... New online directory collects reviews of stroke rehab. New online directory collects reviews of stroke rehab. ... Returning to Work After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Article-Archive/ind x.php?tagID=262&title=Helpful+articles&operator=or

  • 119. MaRISS... Miami for an important research study.The purpose is to evaluate treatment options for patients with mild and rapidly improving stroke symptoms by ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/FocusonQuality/Quality esearchPublications/MaRISS_UCM_452130_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 120. American Heart Association - Building healthier lives, free of ...... Millions of Americans live with heart disease, stroke or a cardiovascular condition. ... Although they sound similar, heat stroke and stroke are different. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/



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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

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American Heart Association
2016-2017 Expenditures

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