Re-posted from WNEP 16.
From prevention to new treatments, there is a big message going out this month from medical experts about stroke awareness.
The National Stroke Association said a stroke is among the top 10 causes of death in children in the United States.
Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey was in Scranton to talk with experts about how to spot a stroke, as well as new treatments and what recovery is like for those suffering from a stroke at all ages.
For more lifesaving information on spotting a stroke and stroke prevention, click here.
For more details on the American Heart/Stroke Association’s upcoming Heart Walk on May 30 in Wilkes-Barre’s Kirby Park, click here.
A community talk to inform people of stroke prevention and advances in treatment is scheduled for Tuesday, May 12 at 11 a.m. at North Pocono Senior Community Center in Covington Township.