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  • 1. American Stroke Association û Building healthier lives, free of ...... Preventing stroke icon Preventing Stroke. 80 percent of all strokes are preventable. Learn how to minimize your risk. Stroke treatment icon ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/

  • 2. Stroke Connection Magazine | American Heart Association ...... Adult stroke patients who are employed prior to and after suffering strokes are more likely than unemployed adults to have healthier minds two ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/

  • 3. Together to End Stroke... About 80 percent of strokes are preventable. ... Learn how to spot a stroke and get help FAST Watch this FAST Parody Music Video to learn the signs. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Togetherto ndStroke/Together-to-End-Stroke_UCM_448718_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 4. Ischemic Strokes (Clots)... View a detailed animation of ischemic stroke. Ischemic strokes occur as a result of an obstruction within a blood vessel supplying blood to the brain. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/TypesofStr ke/IschemicClots/Ischemic-Strokes-Clots_UCM_310939_Article.jsp

  • 5. Hemorrhagic Strokes (Bleeds)... two types of hemorrhagic strokes are intracerebral (within the brain) hemorrhage or subarachnoid hemorrhage. Hemorrhagic stroke occurs when a ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/TypesofStr ke/HemorrhagicBleeds/Hemorrhagic-Strokes-Bleeds_UCM_310940_Article.jsp p

  • 6. About Stroke... About Stroke. SRC Prevention Banner. What is Stroke? ... Learn more about how stroke affects the brain. TIA and Stroke: Medical Emergencies. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/About-Stro e_UCM_308529_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 7. What to Expect in Stroke Rehab - Stroke Connection ...... What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. By Jon Caswell. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/What-to-E pect-in-Stroke-Rehab/

  • 8. Stroke Notes... Adult stroke patients who are employed prior to and after suffering strokes are more likely than unemployed adults to have healthier minds two ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Stroke-Notes/

  • 9. When Stroke Affects the Temporal Lobe - Stroke Connection ...... If only one is injured by a stroke, the circuits may get scrambled a little ... Anderson identified the most common deficits from TL strokes as visual field ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/When-St oke-Affects-the-Temporal-Lobe/

  • 10. Stroke Family Warmline... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Findin SupportYouAreNotAlone/StrokeFamilyWarmline/Stroke-Family-Warmline_UCM_310894_Article.jsp _310894_Article.jsp

  • 11. When Stroke Affects the Thalamus - Stroke Connection ...... Very large strokes in the thalamus can cause many problems. ... "Fortunately, the brain's wiring has a degree of plasticity, and if the stroke is only in ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/When-St oke-Affects-the-Thalamus/

  • 12. 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. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Somethi gs-Different-Personality-Changes-After-Stroke/

  • 13. Brain Stem Stroke... Risk factors for brain stem stroke are the same as for strokes in other areas of the brain: high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, atrial ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/Brain-Stem-Stroke_UCM_310771_Article.jsp

  • 14. Effects of Stroke... Effects of Stroke. Physical Effects. ... Communication Challenges. Communication Challenges Stroke may affect communication in a number of ways. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/Effects-of-Stroke_UCM_308534_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 15. The Synergy of Managing Multiple Stroke Risks - Stroke ...... “If one of those clots goes to your brain, that's a stroke,” he said. “Strokes related to atrial fibrillation are the worst kind of strokes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/The-Syn rgy-of-Managing-Multiple-Stroke-Risks/

  • 16. 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/

  • 17. Heart Attack and Stroke Symptoms | American Heart ...... Heart Attack and Stroke Symptoms. Warning Signs of Heart Attack, Stroke & Cardiac Arrest. ... Stroke Symptoms. Spot a stroke FAST. ...

    www.heart.org/en/about-us/heart-attack-and-stroke-symptoms

  • 18. Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Stroke Treatment is Important; "Let's Talk About Stroke" patient sheets: Stroke Diagnosis (PDF); Transient Ischemic Attacks are mini strokes, but a ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Stroke-Wa ning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_308528_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 19. 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 2sa.org. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Treatment/ iagnosis/Choosing-the-Right-Stroke-Rehab-Facility_UCM_490273_Article.jsp jsp

  • 20. 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

  • 21. When Stroke Affects the Parietal Lobe - Stroke Connection ...... they'll recognize that I'm stroking each arm ... Depression is common with PL stroke survivors, but no ... or less, common than survivors of strokes in other ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2018/When-St oke-Affects-the-Parietal-Lobe/

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

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

  • 23. Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE... Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE. Download the Stroke Connection App for FREE. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Subscribe/Download- he-Stroke-Connection-App-for-FREE/

  • 24. Target Stroke | American Heart Association... American Heart Association. Target: Stroke. Target: Stroke. ... Target: Stroke Clinical Tools and Resources. Learn More About Tools and Resources. ...

    www.heart.org/en/professional/quality-improvement/target-s roke

  • 25. Uncommon Causes of Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... COMMON CAUSES OF STROKE. ISCHEMIC STROKE accounts for about 80 percent of all strokes. The most common causes ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2014/Uncommo -Causes-of-Stroke/

  • 26. What Happens Next? - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... What Happens Next? Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. By Jon Caswell. ... Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Depression. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/What-Ha pens-Next-Making-the-Best-Decisions-at-Discharge-After-Stroke/

  • 27. Sex and Intimacy after Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Sex and Intimacy after Stroke. By Jon Caswell. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

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

  • 28. Life After Stroke... Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Life After Stroke. More than seven million Americans are stroke survivors. While ... way. Recent stroke? ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Life-A ter-Stroke_UCM_308546_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 29. Target: Stroke Phase II... American Stroke Association is launching Target: Stroke Phase II to continue eliminating treatment delays for people who suffer ischemic strokes. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/TargetSt oke/Target-Stroke-Phase-II_UCM_469859_Article.jsp

  • 30. 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 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Health LivingAfterStroke/UnderstandingRiskyConditions/Atherosclerosis-and-Stroke_UCM_310426_Article.jsp roke_UCM_310426_Article.jsp



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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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