Dr. Steven Warach, Marcie Wilson and other professionals at Ascension Seton are very active on social media, helping to spread the word about stroke prevention and care.
The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), established in 1948, is an international professional association of more than 25,000 neurologists and neuroscience professionals dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care and enhancing member career satisfaction.
The official web site of the American Heart Association offers an A to Z Guide to Stroke in an easy-to-use reference format. It includes links to warning signs, risk factors, family health, as well as statistical data and current research projects.
The American Stroke Association is the division of the American Heart Association dedicated solely to reducing disability and death from stroke through research, education, fundraising and advocacy.
The Brain Attack Coalition is a group of professional, voluntary and governmental entities dedicated to reducing the occurrence, disabilities and death associated with stroke. The goal of the Coalition is to strengthen and promote the relationships among its member organizations in order to help people who have had a stroke or are at risk for a stroke.
Heart360® is a convenient and secure location for you to track and manage your heart health. Record your health data with our online trackers, access additional information and resources on how to be heart healthy, and even share your results with your provider or volunteer.
The Missy Project is a not-for-profit organization that was founded to increase awareness and education about cerebral aneurysms and aneurismal rupture. In collaboration with Seton Brain & Spine Institute, a community-based aneurysm screening program was initiated to increase awareness of aneurysm, hemorrhage and stroke. The program educates families on risk factors, and provides community resources on smoking cessation, hypertension and healthy lifestyle promotion. First degree relatives of ruptured intracranial aneurysm victims are screened using the MR angiography. Currently, we are conducting a community screening research program with the Missy Project to provide necessary research data about the highest risk group-first degree relatives.
My Life Check® was designed by the American Heart Association with the goal of improved health by educating the public on how best to live. These measures have one unique thing in common: any person can make these changes, the steps are not expensive to take and even modest improvements to your health will make a big difference. Start with one or two. This simple, seven step list has been developed to deliver on the hope we all have–to live a long, productive healthy life.
NINDS is the nation’s leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system. Created by the U.S. Congress in 1950, NINDS is one of the more than two dozen research institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Q&A formatted information on stroke and links to NINDS stroke related publications are available on this site.
The National Stroke Association’s mission is to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke by developing compelling education and programs focused on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support for all impacted by stroke.