Blacks and Strokes: What You Need to Know

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  • How Serious Are Strokes?
  • Do You Know What a Stroke Looks Like?
  • We Are Less Likely to Immediately Call 911
  • Why Us?
  • Stop Smoking!
  • What You Can’t Control
  • Reclaim Your Health
  • May is National Stroke Awareness Month!
  • What is a Stroke?
  • Most Strokes are Preventable
  • The Stats: Blacks and Strokes

We Are Less Likely to Immediately Call 911

Studies show that because we are less likely to know the signs of a stroke we tend not to call 911 when someone is suffering from one. Early medical care can be the difference between life and death when it comes to having a stroke. 

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