Per the CDC (Centers for Disease control) a stroke kills almost 130,000 Americans every year. That equates for 1 in every 19 deaths! On the average, one American dies from a stroke every 4 minutes.
Early action is the key. This video is well worth watching.......and sharing! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHzz2cXBlGk
For further information on strokes, go to: http://www.cdc.gov/stroke/facts.htm