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May Buckeye Wellness Tip: Stroke Awareness Month

In the United States, someone dies of a stroke every 3 minutes. Receiving treatment within the first 3 hours following symptoms can greatly improve chances of recovery. Learn the signs of stroke: face drooping, numbness, or uneven smile; arm weakness or numbness; speech difficulty; and time to call 9-1-1 (FAST). Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a leading contributor to stroke, so know your numbers and schedule a biometric screening today. Learn more via thisĀ infographic from The Ohio State University Neurological Institute Comprehensive Stroke Center. The National Stroke Association offers tips and resources for consumers and health care providers at