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A simple tool to help spot the symptoms of a stroke, F.A.S.T. Featuring: Information about stroke Instructions for how to spot a stroke F.A.S.T. A stroke symptoms video Other helpful resourcesThe Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T. app The American Stroke Association is proud to introduce the Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T. app, available now for free download.Stroke is a leading cause of disability and number four cause of death in the United States, behind diseases of the heart and cancer. Approximately 795,000 individuals will have a stroke each year; of these, 167,000 individuals will die and more will suffer a major disability. F.A.S.T. is an easy way to remember the sudden signs of a stroke. When you can spot the signs, you'll know quickly that you need to call 9-1-1 for help. This is important because the sooner a stroke victim gets to the hospital, the sooner they'll get treatment. And that can make a remarkable difference in their recovery.All content courtesy of the American Stroke Association and American Heart Association; adapted from the National Stroke Foundation of Australia. Learn more by visiting www.strokeassociation.org.Content rating: Low Maturity