Stroke

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How To Recognize and Respond To The Signs Of A Stroke

B96 Cares
180 North Stetson
Chicago, IL 60601
United States

Event Description:

Every 40 seconds a stroke occurs in the United States, according to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

F.A.S.T. is an acronym to recognize and respond to the sudden warning signs of stroke.

F.A.S.T. is designed to help bystanders spot a stroke fast because the quicker a stroke victim receives medical attention, the greater his or her chances of survival and a better recovery.