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Talk With Your Doctor About Taking Aspirin Every Day: Quick Guide to Healthy Living

Also available in: Spanish 

Aspirin can improve the flow of blood to the heart and brain. This reduces your risk of heart attack or stroke.... Details >

National Health Information Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

African Americans and Stroke  External Link

This site offers information about why African Americans have an increased risk of stroke. Risk factors include higher rates of high blood pressure, diabetes, and sickle cell anemia.... Details >

National Stroke Association  External Link

Aphasia Community Information  External Link

Find support groups, online communities, and resources for people and caregivers affected by aphasia, a language impairment usually acquired as a result of stroke or other brain injury.... Details >

National Aphasia Association  External Link

Aspirin for Reducing Your Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke: Know the Facts

Aspirin has been shown to be helpful when used daily to lower the risk of heart attack, clot-related strokes and other blood flow problems. Talk to your doctor to learn whether the risks of long-term ... Details >

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Aspirin in Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention  External Link

Learn about the use of aspirin therapy for patients who've had or are at high risk for a heart attack, unstable angina, ischemic stroke (caused by blood clot) or transient ischemic attacks (TIAs or "l... Details >

American Heart Association  External Link

Brain Basics: Preventing Stroke

Also available in: Spanish 

This fact sheet focuses on stroke risk factors and prevention. Learn the warning signs and treatable risk facts. ... Details >

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health

Cholesterol Reduction Calculator  External Link

You can't see high cholesterol. It doesn't have any symptoms, but it is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease. You can tackle high cholesterol if you understand your risk. Start now by taking... Details >

University of Maryland Medical Center  External Link

Daily Aspirin Therapy

The decision to use aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke is safest when made in consultation with a health professional. ... Details >

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Do You Know Your Cholesterol Levels? - (PDF)

Also available in: Spanish - (PDF) 

This publication is part of a set of booklets that present key steps that Latinos can take to reduce their chances of having a heart attack or stroke. Written in a friendly English/Spanish side-by-sid... Details >

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health

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