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You’re the Cure Brings Stroke Message to Trenton

Several “You’re the Cure” advocates from around New Jersey came to the State House in Trenton on May 18. 

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May was American Stroke Month and advocates were there to raise awareness and educate our state leaders and other about stroke and to advocate for a bill to improve stroke care in New Jersey.

“You’re the Cure” advocates Joan Helfman, Stacy Quinn, Patty Lang, Dolly Lang and Renemarie Testa-Adams spoke to a number of legislators, their staff and others who were in the State House about recognizing the signs and symptoms of a stroke and the need for S1936/A3423 which would make improvements to NJ’s system of stroke care. These advocates presented such a convincing argument that one Assembly member agreed that day to sign on to the bill as a Primary sponsor as a direct result of the conversations she had.

Overlook Medical Center was also on site with a 20 feet x 20 feet inflatable brain. The educational display allows visitors to walk through a brain to learn more about brain health and how to stay healthy.

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