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American Stroke Awareness Month

By Jeffrey Sterling, MD May 21, 2019

Introduction

May is American Stroke Awareness Month! Here is information to keep you better informed, courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. Accordingly, it is a major cause of serious disability for adults. About 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke each year. This represents one every 40 seconds.  Get more quick facts about stroke.

Stroke is preventable. You may be able to prevent stroke or lower your chances of having a stroke.

Stroke Awareness Facts

Stroke is treatable. Learn the signs of stroke, and call 9-1-1 right away if you think someone might be having a stroke. Getting fast treatment is important to preventing death and disability from stroke.

Straight, No Chaser Supports Stroke Awareness

Spot a Stroke

Read the following posts for additional information on strokes.

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