Entries by George Scola

Proposed Change to FAST Mnemonic for Stroke

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 22, 2017) — Organizations like the American Heart Association have promoted the FAST concept to help people recognize the symptoms of stroke. FAST stands for Face, Arm, Speech and Time – the last letter a reminder to seek treatment immediately because strokes can be debilitating or even deadly. However, a study published […]