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Stroke Risk Questionnaire (Siteman Cancer Center)

NC Support Groups

UNC Stroke Center (UNC at Chapel Hill)
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Stroke – Web Sites Serving North Carolina (NC Health Info)

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Support Groups (UNC Health Care)

Stroke Support Groups (American Heart Association)

Links on Stroke


Stroke (National Women’s Health Information Center)

Women and Stroke: Unique Symptoms in Women (National Stroke Association)

African Americans and Stroke (National Stroke Association)

Pulse Check: The Importance of Self-Screening for Atrial Fibrillation Twice a Year (Women’s Heart Foundation)

Know Stroke. Know the Signs. Act in Time (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)


Effects of Stroke (American Heart Association)

Talk with Your Doctor about Taking Aspirin Every Day (Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion)

Post-Stroke Rehabilitation (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)

Adapting the Home after a Stroke (Washington University, School of Medicine)

Stroke Recovery Scorecard (National Stroke Association)

Certified Primary Stroke Centers (American Stroke Association)

Find a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician (American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

Stroke – MedlinePlus



Recommended Books on Stroke

My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey
Jill Bolte Taylor (2009)

Stronger After Stroke: Your Roadmap to Recovery
Peter G. Levine (2008)

Life after Stroke: The Guide to Recovering Your Health and Preventing Another Stroke (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)
Joel Stein MD, Julie K. Silver MD, and Elizabeth Pegg Frates MD (2006)

Striking Back at Stroke: A Doctor-Patient Journal
Cleo Hutton & Louis R. Caplan (2003)

Stroke Caregivers Handbook
Joyce Breslin

Stroke Publications (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)






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