Medical Monday: Stroke Awareness Month


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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Strokes affect nearly 800,000 Americans each year.

It’s a medical emergency that can cause permanent brain damage.

Kristen Ankrom joins 41NBC to talk about what a stroke is and how it affects the body.

She’s the Stroke and Chest Pain Coordinator at Coliseum Health Systems in Macon.