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May is American Stroke Month

May is American Stroke Month
Overwhelmed with questions after your loved one had a stroke? We can help. Check out the American Stroke Association's 15 tips for coping with your new role as a stroke caregiver. Learn about recovery expectations, therapy, resources and preventing secondary stroke.

Follow the path to managing your blood pressure Light through the Fog
Follow the path to managing your blood pressure
Learn your risk, understand your treatment plan, master home monitoring and track your progress toward your blood pressure goal with our suite of online blood pressure management tools.
Light through the Fog
Stroke and other diseases leave families negotiating a healthcare system that's neither friendly nor rational at a financially and emotionally devastating time. Read stories of two stroke families that used a third-party patient advocate organization.
Programs and Tools
Stories of Hope

Find a CPR class near you with our new, easy-to-use Class Connector.

May is Military Appreciation Month. See what we're doing to help soldiers build healthier lives.
Find a great gift for Mother's Day or honor Mom's memory with a donation.
What's New
Heart failure patients, caregivers have unmet care needs
Combat veterans may have poorer long-term quality of life than non-combat veterans
Heart failure patients may have trouble following low-sodium diets
Kaitlin Forbes

Kaitlin Forbes
This cardiac arrest survivor owes her life to the 'chain of survival' 

Healthy Living
Healthy Soul Food Healthy Soul Food
Satisfy your love for soul food without sacrificing your health with the Healthy Soul Food cookbook.
Patients and Families
Act now for those affected by stroke

Act now for those affected by stroke
Urge Congress to make quality, accessible health care a priority.



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Learn to recognize a heart attack and act quickly when you notice the warning signs.
Call 9-1-1 immediately if you experience symptoms!

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Heart Profilers



Be more confident with better-informed decisions. Take 20 minutes to review your treatment options for cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart failure, coronary artery disease and atrial fibrillation. Visit the Heart Profilers.


Honor the memory of a loved one or friend by creating a Memorial Web page or celebrate the life of a survivor with a Tribute Web page.  Post photos, share stories, and engage others in the fight against heart disease and stroke.

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