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Annnouncer: If you have a stroke, you have 60 minutes to win or lose the race of your life. With every second, a stroke can kill a part of your brain that may control movement, sight, or speech.

Now there are new treatments. But you must get to a hospital fast.

If you suddenly feel numbness on one side, have trouble talking, walking, or seeing, it could be a stroke.

Call 9-1-1. If you have a stroke, how you spend the next 60 minutes could determine how you spend the rest of your life.

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