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Bloggin’ Mamas is sponsoring this giveaway in support of the Ad Council and the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association campaign acknowledging the recent World Stroke Day on October 29th. We are helping to raise awareness about Stroke knowledge, prevention, and what to do in an emergency.
SPOT A StrokeDid you know that stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the leading preventable case of disability in the US? Each year, about 800,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke. Furthermore, someone in the world has a stroke every 2 seconds.
How to spot a stroke F.A.S.T. (the warning signs):F - Face Drooping - Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile.A - Arm Weakness - Is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?S - Speech Difficulty - Is speech slurred? Are they unable to speak, or are they hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence like: “The sky is blue.” Is the sentence repeated correctly?T- Time to call 9-1-1 - If the person shows any of these symptoms, even if the symptoms go away, call 9-1-1 and get them to the hospital immediately. www.StrokeAssociation.org/warningsigns
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And Now for the Giveaway!One Winner will Win a $100 Amazon Giftcard! Giveaway begins November 4th, 2015 at 5pm EST and ends November 18th, 2015 at 11:59 pm EST.Open to US residents age 18 and older.Winner will be selected by Random.org and be notified by email.See Giveaway Tools widget below for full terms & conditions.
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