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Stroke Awareness: Facts and Tips

 
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May is National Stroke Awareness Month

An interruption of the blood supply to any part of the brain causes necrosis or death of brain cells. Raising awareness of symptoms, prevention and treatment through education can reduce the incidence of stroke, the third leading cause of death in the United States.

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