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SANFORD–Tim Simmons, paramedic for the emergency services department for Central Carolina Hospital says stroke is the number four killer of Americans, but, he says its largely treatable, preventable, and beatable.  He says you can spot a stroke, fast, by following four alphabets, FAST..face drooping, arm weakness, speech difficulty, and time to call 911.  Simmons will talk about Stroke during the Swap Shop on WWGP 1050 Monday morning.

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