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‘Time is Brain’ with Strokes

According to the American Stroke Association, a stroke strikes someone in the United States every 40 seconds. Stroke is the nation’s fifth leading cause of death and a leading cause of serious, long-term disability. Despite the grim statistics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable. Vance McCollom, a neuro-interventional radiologist with...