Instead, it's about high blood pressure, diet, smoking, diabetes and the like.
But controlling those factors could prevent more strokes, keep fewer people disabled and prevent more strokes than any high-tech solution - at least during my lifetime.
So, pass along a recent CDC write-up about American Stroke Month and National High Blood Pressure Education Month:
Stroke is largely preventable. You may be able to prevent stroke or reduce your risk through healthy lifestyle changes. High blood pressure is one of the major risk factors for stroke. Others include high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, physical inactivity, and unhealthy diet.