217 Today: Hospitals have a fast-acting drug to help stroke victims — if they seek treatment in time
May 31, 2023
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On today's deep dive, OSF hospitals in Urbana and Danville have joined others in using a faster-acting drug to that could help stroke victims avoid brain damage, but only if they seek treatment quickly.
Reporting contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Reginald Hardwick, Mae Antar, Emily Hays and Jim Meadows.