Behind-the-scenes at Claudia Mason’s photo shoot for American Stroke Association

Behind-the-scenes at Claudia Mason’s photo shoot for American Stroke Association A behind-the-scenes look at the Together to End Stroke photo shoot with Supermodel Claudia Mason, stroke survivor. Claudia models the American Stroke Association’s version of the stroke solidarity string, the global symbol for stroke awareness, in the association’s new print PSA campaign available at www.localheart.org.

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Stroke Education – Dr. Robert A. Solomon

Stroke Education – Dr. Robert A. Solomon Robert A. Solomon, M.D., F.A.C.S., the Chairman and Director of Service of the Department of Neurological Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, discusses the importance of educating the public and medical professionals about stroke symptoms and treatments. You can learn more about Dr. Solomon at: http://nyp.org/physician/rasolomon

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‘Rewiring’ the brain: Novel therapy seeks to improve stroke recovery

‘Rewiring’ the brain: Novel therapy seeks to improve stroke recovery (COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Strokes are the leading cause of long-term disability in the United States, and they can happen at any age. For many, a stroke affects the mobility of their arms and hands, making it difficult to perform routine, everyday tasks. But experts are…

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Recovering from Stroke Part 2 (UCLA)

Recovering from Stroke Part 2 (UCLA) This 4-part series of brief videos offer information and advice about recovery after stroke. Part 2 of 4. The consequences of stroke and the pathways for rehabilitation over your lifespan.

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Effects of Smoking : How Does Smoking Cause a Stroke?

Effects of Smoking : How Does Smoking Cause a Stroke? Smoking can cause a stroke by thickening or narrowing the blood vessels that lead to the brain, mostly by increasing the likelihood of a blood clot. Find out how risk factors for strokes can be reversed if someone stops smoking with help from a pulmonary…

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