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  • 21. International Stroke Conference... xDisplayComments=. International Stroke Conference 2018. ... disease. Stroke OnDemand(TM) Stay current with the latest from ISC '18 and earn CME. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/EducationMeetings/Meet ngsLiveCME/InternationalStrokeConference/UCM_316901_International-Stroke-Conference.jsp oke-Conference.jsp

  • 22. 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 ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Understan ing-Common-Post-Stroke-Medications/

  • 23. When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe - Stroke Connection ...... When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe. By Jon Caswell. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/When-St oke-Affects-the-Frontal-Lobe/

  • 24. Understanding Stroke Risk... 04. Your sex (gender) can affect your risks. Each year, women have more strokes than men, and stroke kills more women than men, too. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Understanding-Stroke-Risk_UCM_308539_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 25. Heart and Stroke Association Statistics... Heart and Stroke Association Statistics. Each year ... population. Heart & Stroke Statistics FAQs. What is Prevalence? Prevalence ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/Heart-and-Stroke-Associatio -Statistics_UCM_319064_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 26. Brain Stem Stroke... Difficulty Swallowing After Stroke (Dysphagia). Updated:Nov 15,2016. Excerpted ... more. Let's Talk About Stroke Fact Sheets. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Regain ngIndependence/CommunicationChallenges/Difficulty-Swallowing-After-Stroke-Dysphagia_UCM_310084_Article.jsp roke-Dysphagia_UCM_310084_Article.jsp

  • 27. Sex and Intimacy after Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Sex and Intimacy after Stroke. By Jon Caswell. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Mar-Apr-2009/Sex-an -Intimacy-after-Stroke/

  • 28. When Stroke Affects the Brain Stem - Stroke Connection ...... A stroke at the top part of the medulla is one of the more common brain stem strokes. “The top part of the medulla is supplied ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/When-St oke-Affects-the-Brain-Stem/

  • 29. When the Cause is Unknown - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... By Jon Caswell. Each year, there are about 800,000 new or recurrent strokes. That means there's a stroke in the United States every 40 seconds. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/When-the- ause-is-Unknown/

  • 30. 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 ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/The-Heart-and-Stroke-Enc clopedia_UCM_445688_SubHomePage.jsp


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

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  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
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