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  • 91. Unexpected Consequences - 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/Spring-2017/Unexpec ed-Consequences/

  • 92. Rehabbing Body & Mind - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Rehabbing Body & Mind. Exercise can significantly improve brain function after stroke. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Rehabbi g-Body-Mind/

  • 93. High Blood Pressure, AFib and Your Risk of Stroke... Consider this: About three out of four people who have a stroke for the ... condition called atrial fibrillation is present in about one out of five strokes. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Arrhythmia/AboutArrhythm a/High-Blood-Pressure-AFib-and-Your-Risk-of-Stroke_UCM_443852_Article.jsp .jsp

  • 94. Myths versus Facts About Stroke -- Go Red For Women... Myth: Strokes only happens to older people. Stroke Fact: Strokes can happen in young people, including infants, even. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/myths-versus-facts-about-stroke/

  • 95. 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

  • 96. Physical ActivitySkip to Content American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Languages Careers Volunteer Donate. Search. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Health LivingAfterStroke/PhysicalActivity/Physical-Activity_UCM_310896_Article.jsp le.jsp

  • 97. Regaining Independence After Stroke... Over 7 million people in the US. survive a stroke each year. Like the individuals who experience them, no two strokes are the same. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Regain ngIndependence/Regaining-Independence-After-Stroke_UCM_308547_SubHomePage.jsp Page.jsp

  • 98. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue Info Sheet ...... Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue Info Sheet. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Fatigue-Info-Sheet/

  • 99. Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat - Stroke Survivor Tim Podell... Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat - Stroke Survivor Tim Podell. Updated:Nov 28,2012. ... The day after the equipment arrived, he had an ischemic stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Inspir tionalStories/Pulling-a-Rabbit-Out-of-a-Hat---Stroke-Survivor-Tim-Podell_UCM_310785_Article.jsp ell_UCM_310785_Article.jsp

  • 100. Less than half of stroke patients nationwide are prescribed ...... Less than half of stroke patients nationwide are prescribed recommended cholesterol-lowering medication. ... Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/less-than-half-of-stroke-patients- ationwide-are-prescribed-recommended-cholesterol-lowering-medication?utm_campaign=ahanews&utm_source=phd&utm_medium=link&utm_cont utm_campaign=ahanews&utm_source=phd&utm_medium=link&utm_content=phd08-02-17

  • 101. Strokes, Strikes & Spares - Stroke Connection Magazine ...Stroke Connection Mag /; Spring 2015 /; Strokes, Strikes & Spares. Strokes, Strikes & Spares. By David Layton. Some years ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Strokes Strikes-Spares/

  • 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. 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

  • 104. 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

  • 105. 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

  • 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. Hidden Stroke Risk Factors for WomenSkip to Content American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Languages Careers Volunteer Donate. Search. ...

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

  • 108. Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K -- Go Red For ...... Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K. ... Staying committed to therapy is the main advice Tia shares with stroke survivors. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/tia-timpson-survivor-of-stroke-at-20/

  • 109. What Are My Risks For Getting Heart Disease InfographicThe American Heart Association asks three simple questions to help you understand and determine your risk of heart disease.

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/What-Are-My-Risks-For Getting-Heart-Disease-Infographic_UCM_443749_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 110. Air Pollution and Heart Disease, Stroke... Air Pollution and Heart Disease, Stroke. Updated:Oct 18,2017. Whether you live in a city where smog forecasts are routine ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /Air-Pollution-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_442923_Article.jsp

  • 111. When the Pain Never Goes Away - Stroke Connection ...... When the Pain Never Goes Away. Understanding central pain syndrome (aka, thalamic pain) after stroke. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

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

  • 112. Recovery and Support after Stroke... living. Common Effects of Stroke Every stroke is unique, but strokes tend to produce some common effects. Rehab and ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Findin SupportYouAreNotAlone/OnlineSupport/Recovery-and-Support-after-Stroke_UCM_310443_Article.jsp _UCM_310443_Article.jsp

  • 113. Plan Ahead for Emergencies - 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/Spring-2018/Plan-Ah ad-for-Emergencies/

  • 114. Stroke Awards and Lectures... Stroke Awards and Lectures. The AHA/ASA ... Awards presented at the International Stroke Conference. Nomination Awards presented ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Awa dsLectures/UCM_322318_Stroke-Awards-and-Lectures.jsp

  • 115. File | American Heart AssociationFAST Stroke infographic. FAST is: F - Face Drooping: Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/file?fid=553911135e8eef3d4d57c79d

  • 116. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After Stroke. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/

  • 117. Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk -- Go Red For ...... Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk. Insomnia may significantly increase stroke risk, particularly for younger people. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/insomnia-may-significantly-raise-stroke-risk/

  • 118. Tips to Combat Depression After a Stroke -- Go Red For ...... Tips to Combat Depression After a Stroke. ... . tia timpson talks about her stroke at 20 Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/tips-to-combat-depression-after-a-stroke/

  • 119. Stroke Deaths Declining - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... control of diabetes and abnormal cholesterol levels, and better, faster treatment have also prevented strokes. Improved acute stroke care and ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2014/Stroke- eaths-Declining/

  • 120. Starting a Stroke GroupSkip to Content American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Languages Careers Volunteer Donate. Search. ...

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



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

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