Month of May

National Stroke Awareness & High Blood Pressure Month

May is National Stroke Awareness and High Blood Pressure Month. Did you know that the 5th leading cause of death in the U.S. is stoke? Did you know a person’s risk for stroke can be increased by high blood pressure? The CDC, reports that in 2017 there were 146,383 deaths due to strokes. Luckily, stokes are preventable and treatable. Thanks to the most advanced equipment and an around-the-clock staff of specialized doctors and nurses at Grady Memorial Hospital’s Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center, you and your family can get the best care possible for strokes.

Learn more about Grady's Mar­cus Stroke and Neu­ro­science Cen­ter. Watch video now.

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