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External linkpdf file Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics: 2008 Update At-A-Glance [PDF, 2.64MB] Exit Disclaimer
American Heart Association and American Stroke Assication’s guide to current statistics and the supplement to Heart and Stroke Facts.
External linkpdf file My Blood Pressure Wallet Card
Talk with your doctor about the lifestyle changes that are appropriate for you. Check off the lifestyle changes of this "Blood Pressure Wallet Card" you are going to use to help lower your blood pressure.
External link Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke Among American Indians and Alaska Natives (Full Report)
Heart Disease Death Rates, 1996–2000 American Indians and Alaska Natives Ages 35 Years and Older, by County
External linkpdf file Your Guide to Lowering Blood Pressure
If your blood pressure is between 120/80 mmHg and 139/89 mmHg, then you have prehypertension. This means that you don’t have high blood pressure now but are likely to develop it in the future unless you adopt the healthy lifestyle changes described in this brochure.
External link Know Stroke. Know the Signs. Act in Time.
This is a stroke public education booklet discussing stroke as the third leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in adults.
External link Stroke: Hope Through Research
This informational booklet about stroke was compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
External link Delicious Heart-Healthy Latino Recipes
Learn to cook some of your favorite, traditional Latino dishes in a heart-healthy way. This bilingual cookbook contains 23 tested recipes that cut down on fat, cholesterol, and sodium but not on taste.
External link Men and Heart Disease: An Atlas of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mortality
Men and Heart Disease: An Atlas of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mortality
External link Brain Basics: Preventing Stroke
This booklet provide information on preventing stroke, including stroke risk factors and warning signs, compiled by NINDS.
External link Stroke Rehabilitation Information Page
This fact sheet provides information on stroke rehabilitation.
External link Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Fact Sheet
This post-stroke rehabilitation fact sheet is from NINDS.
Resolve to Be a Healthier You in 2005 - Stroke
Did you know that stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States, killing nearly 163,000 Americans each year? In African Americans, stroke is more common and more deadly--even in young and middle-aged adults--than for any other racial or ethnic group in the United States.
External link The Atlas of Stroke Mortality: Racial, Ethnic and Geographic Disparities in the United States
The Atlas of Stroke Mortality: Racial, Ethnic and Geographic Disparities in the United States is the third in a series of CDC atlases related to cardiovascular disease, which have been published through a collaboration between CDC, West Virginia University, and the University of South Florida. This Atlas provides, for the first time, an extensive series of national and state maps that show local disparities in stroke death rates for the five largest racial and ethnic groups in the United States (i.e., American Indians and Alaska Natives, Asians and Pacific Islanders, blacks, Hispanics, and whites).

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