Did you know that every 20 minutes someone in North Carolina is hospitalized from a stroke? That’s 72 North Carolinians each day who are suffering from a brain attack that can be prevented with proper diet, exercise, and blood pressure control.

The Justus-Warren Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Task Force, the North Carolina Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program, and The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence invite you to help spread this important public awareness message by sharing this stroke infographic published at Start With Your Heart with your online audience. Take a moment to learn and share signs and symptoms of a stroke. Remember, every second counts!

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Stroke and North Carolina: A Leading Cause of Death & Disability

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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