Tag: national stroke awareness month

Jim Allsup: Life after a stroke

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, a time of the year when we reflect on the progress we’ve made in stroke prevention and recovery, and look for ways to continue improving stroke response in the future. Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. experiences a stroke, which is the third-leading cause of death in the […]


May is National Stroke Awareness Month: Know the Signs

About every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. In fact, stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States—right after heart disease and cancer. A stroke is a very serious medical emergency. The more you understand about stroke, the better prepared you will be to protect yourself or […]