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National Stroke Association
National Stroke Association
March 2013

Improve Your Luck

Know These Signs of Stroke and Act FAST

Knowing the signs of stroke and acting FAST can improve your chances of a better outcome. Learn as many stroke symptoms as possible so you can recognize stroke as FAST as possible. Click on the image to see a larger version on our website.

Know the signs of stroke and act FAST

Download the FAST wallet card to keep a reminder of stroke warning signs with you wherever you go!

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March Is National Nutrition Month®

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Making informed food choices and developing sound eating habits can decrease your stroke risk and improve your stroke recovery. You think you can’t do it? Learn some tricks from Jim, our March Faces of Stroke Ambassador, who made healthy changes in his diet after his stroke.

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Managing Change After a Stroke

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Whether you’re a stroke survivor, caregiver or family member of a stroke survivor, stroke may have brought significant change into your life. Learn how to manage that change and live your best post-stroke life in Living After Stroke: Managing Change on Wednesday, April 17 at noon EDT. 

Register now for this one-hour online session.

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“[The doctors] were afraid I had fallen into the locked-in syndrome….” —Amy, brain stem stroke survivor

Read Amy’s story in the Faces of Stroke℠ gallery.


Atrial Fibrillation Q&A

In February, Dr. David Willis answered your questions about Afib in iHOPE: Atrial Fibrillation Ask the Experts. Watch it on demand, any time.

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Corporate Alliance Board Members

Chairman level
Allergan, Inc. • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Genentech, Inc.

Executive level
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company/Pfizer Inc. Partnership 
 Medtronic, Inc.  

Director level
Acorda Therapeutics
Allsup, Inc. Avanir Pharmaceuticals
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. LundbeckPatterson Medical 

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