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  • 51. National Coalition for Heart and Stroke Research Webpage for the National Coalition for Heart and Stroke Research
  • 52. High Blood Pressure and Stroke Brochure This brochure alerts readers to the fact that high blood pressure is a leading risk factor for stroke. It provides clear directions for treating high blood pressure and reducing the risk of first or recurrent stroke.
  • 53. Protect NIH Funding Sequestration: Mandatory budget cuts that will seriously reduce NIH research funding and deprive Americans with heart disease and stroke of the innovative treatments they desperately need and deserve.
  • 54. Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia Former Heart & Stroke Encyclopedia
  • 55. Living with Atrial Fibrillation Brochure This brochure discusses atrial fibrillation as a major risk factor for stroke and provides information on medications, including the anticoagulant warfarin - one of the most promising methods of treatment and prevention of stroke.
  • 56. Stroke Connection Special Edition: Preventing Stroke in African Americans Primary stroke prevention title raises awareness of this population's increased risk and what they can do about it. Perfect for individuals who have one or more risk factors, this booklet includes risk-assessment tools and lifestyle management content. Excerpts from Stroke Connection Magazine help readers relate to the information in a more personal way.
  • 57. Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains that sleep apnea prevents restful sleep is associated with high blood pressure, arrhythmia, stroke and heart failure.
  • 58. Summer Tips for a Healthy Heart The American Heart Association offers these top tips for staying heart healthy this summer.
  • 59. Let's Talk About High Blood Pressure and Stroke Learn how high blood pressure could lead to a stroke.
  • 60. What Is Excessive Blood Clotting (Hypercoagulation)? The American Heart Association explains excessive blood clotting, also known as hypercoagulation, as blood clots form too easily or don?t dissolve properly and travel through the body limiting or blocking blood flow. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.


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