American Stroke Month

stroke-disabilityAccording to the American Stroke Association, stroke is the leading cause of disability and the fifth leading cause of death in the US. One out of six people suffer a stroke sometime during their lifetime, and someone has a stroke every 40 seconds.

Having had a stroke and written a novel about a woman who has a stroke, I’m passionate about raising awareness. Although I’ve written a number of posts about stroke, the following are some I consider the most important:

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