American Stroke Association Offers Tips During Awareness Month

ROBBINSVILLE – May is American Stroke Awareness Month. According to the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, about 795,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year–which means a stroke occurs every 40 seconds on average. About 610,000 of these are first or new strokes and an estimated 185,000 people who survive a stroke go on to have another in their lifetime.