World Stroke Day Twitter Party
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 12:00 PM (CDT)
Learn to recognize the warning signs of a stroke. Someone’s life you love may depend on it.
Kevin Sorbo, actor, stroke survivor and author, will be joined by Dr. Edward Jauch, director of emergency stroke services, Department of Neurosciences at the Medical University of South Carolina, to discuss stroke prevention, treatment and recovery, as well as the F.A.S.T. warning signs in recognition of World Stroke Day, Oct. 29.
Learn how body language can tell us when someone is having a stroke by visiting strokeassociation.org and then join us for a Twitter chat with Mr. Sorbo and Dr. Jauch from Noon-1:00 p.m. CST on Oct. 17. You can join the chat by going to http://bit.ly/RxyVkG.
Did you know that 37 percent of Americans can’t recall any stroke warning signs? What would you like to learn about stroke? Feel free to post your questions below prior to the chat.
Someone suffers a stroke every 40 seconds. Spend 60 minutes showing your support to help fight the threat of stroke by posting an Instagram photo of yourself holding a sign that completes this thought, “Because I Care About Stroke …” strokeassociation.org/worldstrokeday.
World Stroke Day – Monday, Oct. 29
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American Heart Association
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