Stroke Awareness Month

Every year, about 795,000 Americans suffer a stroke; 610,000 are first attacks. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in America. Know and control the modifiable risk factors of hypertension, diabetes, cigarette smoking, stress, healthy weight and nutrition.

The American Heart Association launched “The Power to End Stroke” Movement, an education and awareness campaign that embraces and celebrates the culture, energy, creativity and lifestyles of Americans. For more information visit