Kids Improve Grades on Stroke Recognition with New Program

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Stroke Recognition

The key to getting more emergency treatment for stroke patients may lie with children, researchers report today at American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2006.

Initial results from a pilot program teaching middle-school students and their parents about stroke suggest that the program increases the intention of children to call 9-1-1 if they see someone having a stroke.

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