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CDC Around the World: October 29 is World Stroke Day

CDC Around the World: October 29 is World Stroke Day



CDC Around the World



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World Stroke Day
PHOTO OF THE WEEK
October 29 is World Stroke Day. 1 in 6 people worldwide will
have a stroke during their lifetime. View full-sized photo
Spotlighted Topic of the Week: World Stroke Day 
CDC Ebola Updates
In the News
On the Calendar


Blog of the Week
OCTOBER 29 IS WORLD STROKE DAY!
On October 29, 2014, for World Stroke Day, the World Stroke Organization will launch a new campaign around women and stroke. Every year 3.2 million women die of strokes globally, including more than 75,000 women in the United States, and thousands of other women are suffer long-term disabilities resulting from stroke.  The“I Am Woman”External Web Site Icon campaign emphasizes that women are more at risk of having a stroke and, in many cases, are the primary caregiver to a family member who suffers a stroke. The global campaign raises awareness about the special challenges of stroke in women and how women can reduce their risk and protect their health…read blog
Blog Stroke photo
Infographic of the Week
WORLD STROKE DAY IS OCTOBER 29th. ACT NOW!
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Stroke infographic
Video of the Week
JOSÉ'S MILLION HEARTS STORY
Million Hearts™ is a U.S. national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over the next five years. Although José has a family history of stroke, he was blindsided at age 46 when he suffered a stroke. Temporarily paralyzed on the left side of his body and confined to a wheelchair, he slowly recovered with the heartfelt support of his wife and children. Now, he and his daughter teach merengue to stroke survivors.…watch video
stroke video
Story of the Week
STORIES FROM THE HEART: SURVIVING STROKE IS A SPRINT FOR THIS MARATHON RUNNER
Last Memorial Day, Teri Ackerson finished a 6-mile run in preparation for her next marathon, went home for a shower, then visited a Starbucks for a latte with her teenage son, Parker. Driving away, her grip on her coffee cup loosened as her left arm suddenly went numb. She felt the left side of her face droop down and she couldn’t speak…read story
stroke story photo
CDC Ebola Updates
Latest Outbreak Info
The World Health Organization has reported 10,141 cases of Ebola and 4,922 deaths worldwide…read more

Q & A on Ebola

Fact Sheet: Monitoring Symptoms and Controlling Movement to Stop Spread of Ebola
ebola map
In the News
CDC Director for Zimbabwe Says Country Ready for EbolaVoice of AmericaOctober 27, 2014

CDC Moves Fast on NY Ebola Case as Soul-Searching Begins

BloombergOctober 27, 2014How to Avert an Ebola Nightmare: Lessons From Nigeria's Victory
BloombergBusinessweek
October 20, 2014

CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines
ABC NEWSOctober 20, 2014

CDC takes to Twitter to answer Ebola concerns
CBS NewsOctober 8, 2014

Meet the disease detectives tracking Ebola at the CDCPBS NewsHour
October 8, 2014

Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria, Senegal appear contained, CDC reports
Fox News
October 1, 2014 
On the Calendar
October 29: World Stroke Day
November 12: World Pneumonia Day
November 14: World Diabetes Day
November 17: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
November 19: World Toilet DayNovember 19: International Men's Day
November 20: Universal Children's Day
November 20: World Chronic Obstructive Pulminary Disease Day

José's Million Hearts™ Story

CDC - Immunization Works Newsletters - News - Vaccines

CDC - Immunization Works Newsletters - News - Vaccines



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