American Stroke Association
Did you know that stroke – the No. 2 most common cause of death worldwide – is preventable, treatable and beatable?
"I Will Not Have a Stroke."
That small sentence is a powerful declaration and a promise to change. During American Stroke Month, find out how you can help prevent stroke.
By learning the F.A.S.T. warning signs, you just might save a life from stroke.
Face DroopingAsk the person to smile. Is the person's smile uneven?
Arm WeaknessAsk the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
SpeechIs the person unable to speak or hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence, like "The sky is blue."
Time to Call 9-1-1
In the News
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Events in Your Area
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- 2018-2019 Virtual Heart Walk, Location: Anywhere, Date: SUN Jul 01 - 12:00 AM
Learn about the warning signs of heart attack, stroke and cardiac arrest.
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