Talked with Dr. Malek, Interventional Neurologist, Section Chief of Neurology, Medical Director of the Neurointerventional Program, Medical Director of the Stroke Program at St. Mary's Medical Center. We talked about stroke awareness, symptoms, F.A.S.T. acronym, and the importance of getting to a primary or comprehensive stroke center as quickly as possible. There are two types of strokes and over 770,000 strokes per year of which 700,000 are preventable with proper diet, exercise, quitting smoking, stress reduction. For info on that listeners can go to or call Dr. Malek's office 561-882-6214