National Stroke Awareness Month

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Dr. Joshua Osbun, a Neurosurgeon at Barnes Jewish, is in the studio today to talk about National Stroke Awareness Month and what you can do to prevent having a stroke.

80 percent of strokes are preventable. From eating right, to exercising, there are ways that people can take precaution.

Each year, almost 800,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke. Strokes are also the fifth leading cause of death in the US.

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