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Remember to be F.A.S.T- Raising stroke awareness

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Stroke can happen to anyone, at any time, and at any age. Gear up with lifesaving information, not just for yourself, but also for your family, your friends, and others around you.

On Monday, Dr. Steven Block, the Stroke Center Medical Director with St. Mary's Hospital stopped by Wake Up Wisconsin to talk about the warning signs.

May is National Stroke Awareness Month and raising awareness about stroke has many vehicles.   

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association remind people about the world F.A.S.T.  The word is a quick way to remember sudden signs of stroke.

F- Face Drooping

A - Arm Weakness

S - Speech Difficulty

T - Time to call 911

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