Few Blacks Dial 9-1-1 for Strokes

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PITTSBURGH -Most African-Americans say they’d call 9-1-1 if stroke symptoms occurred —but few do, according to research reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. In a survey of 253 African-Americans in Washington, D.C., 89 percent said they’d call 9-1-1 at the first sign of a stroke. Yet, only 12 percent of 100 stroke […]