Still, there have been lots of stories published this month telling people it's important to know the signs of stroke:
Dr. Henry Woo and Dr. David Fiorella, co-directors of the Stony Brook University Cerebrovascular and Stroke Center, say the most important thing is to remember the FAST rules about stroke symptoms:
F -- face drooping
A -- arm weakness
S -- speech difficulty
T -- time to call 911
"Speed of treatment is crucial," said Woo, an endovascular neurosurgeon and professor of neurological surgery and radiology at Stony Brook's School of Medicine, in a university news release. "People are seeking treatment faster and, more critically, at the right place -- a health care facility that's been certified as a primary stroke center."You can read more using the link above. And share this short but important message with others!