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Related Web Site: American Stroke Association

American Stroke Association: This division of the American Heart Association offers support, information, and more.

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Related Web Site: Centers for Disease Control

Centers for Disease Control: The CDC offers facts and statistics on stroke.

Related Web Site: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a division of the National Institutes of Health, offers information about research on stroke.

Related Web Site: National Stroke Association

National Stroke Association:

The National Stroke Association devotes all its resources to stroke. Supported by major pharmaceutical and medical device makers, it offers information and support to patients, caregivers, and medical professionals.

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Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum, MD on January 27, 2015
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