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Today is World Stroke Day! Join us to learn F.A.S.T.

by Krystle R. on Monday, October 28, 2013

Stand with us today in solidarity on World Stroke Day, October 29, 2013 and learn F.A.S.T. now!  

According to the American Heart Association, stroke is one of the leading causes of disability in the U.S. and is also the # 4 killer in the nation. Worldwide, one in six people will have a stroke in their lifetime and stroke claims a life every six seconds.  

With stroke, timing is everything. It is critical to get medical attention to someone having a stroke right away. Immediate treatment may minimize the long-term effects of a stroke and even prevent death. Knowing the stroke warning signs can help save a life, maybe even your own.

Help lower death and disability caused by strokes in our nation today! Download the F.A.S.T. app to spot the signs of a stroke F.A.S.T.

Let’s come together on World Stroke Day and beyond to raise awareness that stroke is largely preventable, treatable and beatable.    

 

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