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Stroke Symptoms: How Aware Are You of the Major Warning Signs

Many Women Unaware of Stroke Warning Signs

Stroke Strategy Saving Lives

Damage Found in Brain Two Weeks after Mini-Stroke

10 risk factors cause 90% of strokes, study finds


Calgary Stroke Program receives award


Device 'vacuums' blood clots


Calgary Stroke Program wins Canadian service standards award


Toronto, Calgary boast best stroke facilities


'Silent' brain damage points to greater stroke risk



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Asia Pacific Stroke Conference - September 29 - October 1, 2011 Sri Lanka

Canadian Stroke Congress - October 2 - 4, Ottawa, Ontario

Alberta Rehab 2011 - November 4 & 5, 2011 Edmonton, Alberta

International Stroke Conference - January 31 - February 3, 2012 New Orleans, Louisiana

The 7th World Congress of NeuroRehabilitation - May 16 - 19, 2012 Melbourne, Australia


Stroke News:



“Ask the Glenrose" about Stroke Rehab 

In order to provide a method of offering mentorship in stroke rehabilitation to peers, the Stroke Rehabilitation Program at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital has launched a process to collect and disseminate queries on stroke rehab from rehab service providers through a centralized e-mail address. The e-mail address is: Once received, the e-mail will be distributed to experts who will determine the most appropriate technological medium to respond (i.e. e-mail, telephone, or a Telehealth meeting). Please ensure composed e-mails contain: Contact information of the sender Question/comments requiring response Suggested disciplines to review the e-mail Preferred timeframe of response **Please ensure e-mails do NOT contain patient names. 


CHEP Launches Alberta Pilot Project 


Stroke Recovery Association of Edmonton - Getting on with the Rest of Your Life After Stroke


Dr. Tim Watson - IN THE NEWS

Stroke Prevention and Care Improved with Provincial Investment - News Release


A Strategy for Strokes


New Blood Test Could Save Stroke Victims' Lives


Can Mass Media Influence Emergency Department Visits for Stroke?


The Stroke Association Response to 'Quick Treatment Following Minor Stroke Reduces Risk of Major Stroke by 80%' In the Lancet UK


CTV - Stroke Kill More Canadian Women than Men:Study


Globe and Mail - The Need For Action - STROKE


Globe and Mail – Why Women Are More Likely to Die From Strokes

The Star Phoenix – Women Urged to Heed Stroke Warnings

New York(Reuters Health) – TV Ads May Improve Stroke Recognition


Alberta Telestroke - New Investment to Enhance Alberta's Stroke Care Networks

Camrose Stroke News



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