Study Finds Rural Residents and American Indians Travel Farthest for Stroke Care

June 10, 2021

Olajide Williams, MD, a professor of neurology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City and an American Heart Association volunteer expert, says, “There’s a mantra in stroke neurology that time is brain: 1.9 million neurons are lost every minute of a stroke, so the longer we delay treating a stroke the more neurons we lose.” [read more]

Source: Everyday Health