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With a stroke, time is of the essence 
With a stroke, time is of the essence
It changed his life, but Tim Roecker says he’s almost thankful it happened because of what he’s come to appreciate.
“Sometimes it can totally reverse the stroke” 
“Sometimes it can totally reverse the stroke”
For a stroke victim, time is of the essence. Learn about one patient’s story and what he credits for his near total recovery.
8-year-old responds to grandpa’s stroke  Featured
8-year-old responds to grandpa’s stroke
In the U.S., someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Read the story of one family who experienced the scare firsthand.
Ultra-early treatment may boost stroke recovery 
Ultra-early treatment may boost stroke recovery
According to new research, people experiencing a mild and moderate stroke may benefit from medication treatment within 90 minutes of symptoms.