Stroke Publications

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Learn more about stroke in these journal articles, fact sheets, and more.

Stroke Journal Articles






Fact Sheets

CDC Programs that Address Stroke

  • Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program
    CDC provides funding and support to state health departments to track and measure acute stroke care to improve the quality of care. The long-term goal of this program is for all Americans to receive the highest quality of acute stroke care available to reduce death and disability and prevent another stroke.
  • CDC’s Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Programs
    CDC currently funds health departments throughout the country to plan, carry out, and test cardiovascular health promotion and disease prevention and control programs and to eliminate health disparities.
  • Million Hearts®external icon
    CDC and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services co-lead this national initiative with the goal to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes. Million Hearts® provides tools and resources for health professionals.
  • WISEWOMAN (Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for WOMen Across the Nation)
    WISEWOMAN is a CDC-funded program that provides low-income, underinsured, or uninsured women with chronic disease screenings, lifestyle programs, and referral services to prevent heart disease and stroke. WISEWOMAN programs operate on the local level in states and tribal organizations.

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