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National Stroke Association produces the following publications as free resources that healthcare professionals can utilize to gain a better understanding of stroke. The offerings include both professional and patient education.

Professional Education

The Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases

Stroke Clinical Updates



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The Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases is published bi-monthly. It includes original papers on stroke and cerebrovascular diseases, as well as review articles, controversies, methods and technical notes and selected case reports. Its editorial mission is to focus on prevention and repair of cerebrovascular disease. The Journal is a joint publication of National Stroke Association and the Japan Stroke Society.

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Read or download archived issues of this professional bi-monthly newsletter from 2005 to 2007. Each newsletter is authored by a stroke expert and documents the latest information in stroke care by date. Dr. Steve Levine, Professor of Neurology at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine Stroke Program, was the lead editor supported by an independent editorial board comprised of the country’s leaders in stroke medicine.

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Professional Membership Newsletter



Professional Membership newsletter

This bi-monthly e-newsletter is designed exclusively for National Stroke Association’s professional members to stay informed on upcoming programs, educational opportunities and membership offerings.

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Public Education

StrokeSmart™ Magazine


Brain Alert Newsletter

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StrokeSmart™ is National Stroke Association’s premier informational offering for the stroke community. A subscription includes a bi-monthly print magazine and companion website that will bring you the stories and news of a community and world impacted by stroke—all for free.

» Learn about how to get multiple patient copies and co-branding opportunities.

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Brain Alert is a free bi-monthly e-newsletter designed to keep you up-to-date on the happenings at National Stroke Association, stroke education programs and national events.

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» Visit our online store to order professional and patient educational materials on stroke, including brochures, booklets, NIH exams, training kits, manuals, DVDs and videos.

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