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Minnesotans Told to Think "FAST" When It Comes to Stroke

by Anne S. on Monday, October 29, 2012

 Check out this article on Stroke, featuring AHA Government Relations Director Justin Bell.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesotans are being reminded that time is of the essence on this World Stroke Day.

Justin Bell, government relations director for the American Heart Association, says a stroke is a vascular event that causes brain damage, which can become worse with each passing second.

"It can either be a blood clot or a blood hemorrhage and when it shows up, you have a very time-sensitive window to try to take care of it. So, it's a time-critical event where, when you have a stroke you have a golden window of opportunity to try to seek medical attention: so it's important that you act quickly." Read the rest of the article here.

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