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May 06, 2014, 07:00 ET

National Stroke Association Launches Minorities and Stroke Campaign

Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. and a leading cause of adult disability. Hispanics, African-Americans and women in the U.S....

May 06, 2014, 07:00 ET

La National Stroke Association lanza la campaña Minorías y ataques cerebrovasculares

Los ataques cerebrovasculares son la cuarta causa de muerte en Estados Unidos y una de las principales causas de discapacidad en adultos. En...

May 01, 2014, 07:00 ET

National Stroke Association Launches Minorities and Stroke Campaign

Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. and a leading cause of adult disability. Women, Hispanics and African-Americans in the U.S....

Oct 25, 2013, 11:00 ET

2013 RAISE Winners Announced

Seven Extraordinary Stroke Efforts Recognized National Stroke Association announces the recipients of its Third Annual Raising Awareness In...

Sep 12, 2013, 10:00 ET

National Stroke Association's New Faces of Stroke(SM) Campaign Raises Awareness about the Connection between Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke

September is National Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Awareness Month. Afib is a type of irregular heartbeat that affects more than 2 million people....

Jul 09, 2013, 15:30 ET

Mother of Three, Coach Awarded National Stroke Association July 2013 Faces of Stroke Spotlight

 The last thing Ruth Wolfe expected while talking to her husband on the phone from a grocery store parking lot was a stroke. But that's exactly...

May 24, 2013, 08:00 ET

Stroke Is the Fourth Leading Cause of Death in U.S.

Wyatt David was starting his day as an elementary school teacher when he had sudden trouble seeing. It was a stroke. Luckily, he knew the signs and...

Feb 06, 2013, 07:44 ET
StrokeSmart magazine is newly designed and offers a companion website at www.strokesmart.org. Subscribe for free to the premier informational offering available to families everywhere who have been impacted by stroke. National Stroke Association publishes StrokeSmart.  (PRNewsFoto/National Stroke Association)

StrokeSmart™ Magazine Revamp Includes New Interactive Website

Offers Free Prevention and Recovery Resources to Stroke Community  StrokeSmart, the flagship publication from National Stroke...

Feb 05, 2013, 07:44 ET
National Stroke Association has relaunched StrokeSmart, its flagship publication dedicated to the millions of families impacted by stroke. StrokeSmart boasts a sleek redesign and companion website, www.strokesmart.org, that will bring you the stories and news of a community and world impacted by stroke. Read the first issue of 2013 now at www.strokesmart.org.

StrokeSmart™ Launches Redesigned Magazine and Interactive Website

 StrokeSmart, National Stroke Association's flagship publication dedicated to the millions of families impacted by stroke, launched today with...

Jan 07, 2013, 07:00 ET

Stroke Survivor Embraces Post-Stroke Life and Mobility Challenges in Latest Faces of Stroke(SM) Campaign in Honor of International Quality of Life Month

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Julie Hyman, 51, had a stroke at age 37. At the time, she was busy juggling home,...

Nov 05, 2012, 14:00 ET

Actor Henry Winkler Shines in Caregiver Role with Faces of Stroke(SM) Campaign in Honor of National Family Caregivers Month

November Campaign Focuses on Caregivers of Stroke Survivors CENTENNIAL, Colo., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Henry Winkler, actor,...

Oct 22, 2012, 13:30 ET
Pediatric stroke survivor Elijah Rutherford, 9, (far right) accepts the Most Creative Raising Awareness in Stroke Excellence (RAISE) Award from stroke survivor, Mark McEwen (right), at National Stroke Association's 2012 RAISE Awards on Oct. 19, 2012, in Denver, Colo.  (PRNewsFoto/National Stroke Association)

Pediatric Stroke Awareness Champions and Aphasia Support Group Among Honorees at Raising Awareness in Stroke Excellence (RAISE) Awards

Actor, Author and Stroke Survivor Kevin Sorbo Delivered "True Strength" Keynote Elijah Rutherford, 9, suffered a stroke before birth. By age...

Oct 08, 2012, 12:00 ET
National Stroke Association's Faces of Stroke campaign Ambassador Shares Personal Fight Against Pseudobulbar Affect, a Condition that Causes Sudden and Inappropriate Outbursts. Read her story at www.stroke.org/faces.  (PRNewsFoto/National Stroke Association)

New Faces of Stroke(SM) Campaign Highlights Serious Post-Stroke Emotional Issues

Campaign Ambassador Shares Personal Fight Against Pseudobulbar Affect, a Condition that Causes Sudden and Inappropriate Outbursts...

Sep 05, 2012, 12:22 ET
Jason Serapiglia and Pat Turner are new ambassadors for National Stroke Association's Faces of Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) public awareness campaign in September. Jason, 32, suffers from Afib, a type of irregular heartbeat that increases his chances of having a stroke by five times. Pat, 62, is a two-time stroke survivor with Afib that was not diagnosed until after she suffered her first stroke. Learn more about this campaign and Afib and stroke at www.stroke.org/faces.  (PRNewsFoto/National Stroke Association)

National Stroke Association's New Faces of Stroke(SM) Campaign Raises Awareness about the Connection between Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke

Two Campaign Ambassadors Share their Stories to Educate Others CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Stroke...

May 16, 2012, 10:00 ET
National Stroke Association logo.  (PRNewsFoto/National Stroke Association)

National Stroke Association's Live Virtual Health Fair Makes Stroke Information and Experts Globally Accessible

Second Annual Online Event Is Available Free on May 16, 2012 Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., killing...

May 01, 2012, 10:00 ET
National Stroke Association's 2012 Faces of Stroke Ambassadors, from left: Dick Burns, Charles Louis, Bailey Carlson, Lenice Hogan.  (PRNewsFoto/National Stroke Association)

National Stroke Association's New Faces of Stroke(SM) Ambassadors Aim to Change Misconceptions about Stroke

Four Ambassadors Debuting this May during National Stroke Awareness Month CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --...

Oct 31, 2011, 08:00 ET

Henry Winkler and Susan Lucci Among National Stroke Association's Inaugural RAISE Awards Winners

Program Recognizes Unique and Effective Stroke Awareness Community Activities National Stroke Association honored winners in five categories at...

May 02, 2011, 11:00 ET

National Stroke Association Launches the Faces of Stroke(SM)

Bailey Carlson, 17, appears to live a typical teenage life. She is focused on school, friends and sleepovers. Like many teens, she has days when...

Apr 17, 2009, 08:00 ET

Photos: New Program Educates About Serious Warning Sign for Stroke

One in 20 People Who Experience a TIA Are Expected to Suffer a Stroke Within Two Days(1) National Stroke Association and Boehringer Ingelheim...

May 13, 2008, 01:00 ET

New Presidential $1 Coin Helps Highlight National Stroke Awareness Month This May

DENVER, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Stroke Association is joining with the United States Mint in celebrating the release of the...