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National Stroke Association
National Stroke Association
April 2013

Minorities at Risk for Stroke

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You may be at risk for a stroke just because you’re African-American. Or female. Certain minority groups, including African-Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics and women have a higher risk of stroke. See how your group is affected.

Watch Pamela and Diana, two African-American stroke survivors, talk about their experience.
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Act FAST for Stroke

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You can help raise awareness and funds needed to improve stroke survivors’ quality of life and support excellence in stroke care from hospital to home.

» Learn more and join the team today.

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Free Stroke Magazine

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Readers are loving StrokeSmart® magazine and www.strokesmart.org because together, they’re packed with inspiring stories of stroke survivors, local and national resources for your recovery and more news than ever before.

» Get your free print subscription at www.stroke.org/mag.

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Free Webinar on Change After Stroke

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Has a stroke caused significant change in your life? Whether you’re a stroke survivor, caregiver or family member of a stroke survivor, 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.

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Twenty-four-year-old professional figure skater Alexandra Murphy suffered a stroke after finishing a show on a cruise ship.

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


TIA Risk Calculator

Have you ever wondered if the symptoms you’ve experienced were from a transient ischemic attack (TIA), or mini-stroke? Use our WebTIA Risk Calculator to check your risk for TIA or stroke.

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

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

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

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