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MSAA provides outreach to 3,000 people at Black Women’s Expo 2018

MSAA hosted a stroke community education booth and the Black Women’s Expo at McCormick Place on April 6th-April 8th. Our message reached a lot of people. We handed out 1600 magnets, 1600 pact cards, 280 Koozies, 150 water bottles, 300 MI/Stroke

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Physicians Still Hesitant to Give r-tPA to Acute Stroke Patients

A recent article in the New York Times states that despite known effectiveness and potential to reduce disability in acute stroke, some physicians still don’t prescribe r-tPA when indicated. Click here to check out the article!

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MSAA FUNDRAISING EVENT – AHA CYCLE NATION

Cycling to save lives! Together, let’s start a health revolution! MSAA is participating in the American Heart Association’s CycleNation Event. Join us at Daley Plaza on June 13 and help us ignite a health revolution in our community that will

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The American Heart Association Releases New Ischemic Stroke Guidelines

More stroke patients eligible for crucial treatments under new guidelines By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS Click here  to read the new guidelines

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Save the Date!

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Don’t Forget to Wear Red on February 2nd, 2018

Heart disease is the leading killer of women, causing 1 out of every 3 deaths each year. Click here to learn more about this great national initiative to raise awareness and funds for heart disease research in women! Does your hospital do

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American Heart Association Announces New Blood Pressure Guidelines

Click here to read how nearly half of U.S. adults could be considered to have high blood pressure  

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