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Cardiac Rehab Questions for Your Healthcare Professional
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American Heart Association - Questions about medications, diet, heart attack, stroke and more. American Heart Association - Questions about medications, diet, heart attack, stroke and more. Show less
Medline Plus Resources for Stroke
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MedlinePlus - A comprehensive overview and links to resources from Medline Plus. MedlinePlus - A comprehensive overview and links to resources from Medline Plus. Show less
Stroke Family Warmline
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American Stroke Association - The Warmline at 1-888-4-STROKE (1-888-478-7653) connects stroke survivors and their families with an ASA team member who can...Show more American Stroke Association - The Warmline at 1-888-4-STROKE (1-888-478-7653) connects stroke survivors and their families with an ASA team member who can provide support, helpful information or just a listening ear. The ASA is a division of the American Heart Association. Show less
National Stroke Association
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Develops compelling community outreach programs, calls for continued improvement in the quality of stroke patient care, and educates both healthcare professionals and the general public about stroke. Develops compelling community outreach programs, calls for continued improvement in the quality of stroke patient care, and educates both healthcare professionals and the general public about stroke. Show less
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health
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Conducts and supports research on brain and nervous system disorders; its website provides information to patients as well as researchers. NINDS was created by the U.S. Congress in 1950. Conducts and supports research on brain and nervous system disorders; its website provides information to patients as well as researchers. NINDS was created by the U.S. Congress in 1950. Show less
Brain Aneurysm Foundation
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Provides support and educational materials regarding the facts, treatment options, and recovery process for brain aneurysms. It also sponsors an online support forum: The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Support Community <http://www.bafsupport.org/> Provides support and educational materials regarding the facts, treatment options, and recovery process for brain aneurysms. It also sponsors an online support forum: The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Support Community <http://www.bafsupport.org/> Show less
National Aphasia Association
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Promotes the care, welfare, and rehabilitation of people with aphasia through public education and support of research. Offers printed materials, a toll-free information hotline, a newsletter, and a listing of support groups. Promotes the care, welfare, and rehabilitation of people with aphasia through public education and support of research. Offers printed materials, a toll-free information hotline, a newsletter, and a listing of support groups. Show less
Medicines and You: A Guide for Older Adults
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Suggestions regarding the safe use of medicines, including questions to ask your doctor, and tips on how to cut medic...Show more U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Suggestions regarding the safe use of medicines, including questions to ask your doctor, and tips on how to cut medicine costs. Check out the whole section of the FDA website devoted to consumers for other useful articles and resources, including how to report a bad reaction to a medicine, and how to protect yourself from health fraud. Show less
Ten Things Every Senior Should Know
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SeniorNet and Dr. Terrie Wurzbacher - Doctors and patients can sometimes be on different wavelengths. This article provides practical tips on how to prepare for an effective medical appointment. SeniorNet and Dr. Terrie Wurzbacher - Doctors and patients can sometimes be on different wavelengths. This article provides practical tips on how to prepare for an effective medical appointment. Show less
Online Health Information: Can You Trust It?
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National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Tips for finding reliable health information. National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Tips for finding reliable health information. Show less
MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing
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Medline Plus - Excellent guidelines for evaluating web resources for the consumer. Medline Plus - Excellent guidelines for evaluating web resources for the consumer. Show less
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