Winter 2017

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In this Issue

Ask Me Why

Comedian and stroke survivor, John Kawie, tries his hand at an advice-column – sort of.

Lisa Satchfield's Why

After a stroke in 2007 that left her unable to work or be a mother, Lisa began questioning what her purpose in life was.

Hand-in-Glove Rehab

New electrical stimulation therapy may improve hand function after stroke

High Blood Pressure is a Clue

Knowing the path of a person’s blood pressure from middle age onward may help doctors better assess the health risks posed by high blood pressure and could lead to earlier interventions to prevent stroke and other diseases linked to high blood pressure

Cumulative Effect

Pre-stroke risk factors influence long-term future stroke, dementia risk