National Stroke Awareness Month

LIVE: Mission: Lifeline Stroke

"Mission: Lifeline Stroke" Aims To Improve Stroke Awareness And Treatment In N.D.

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Strokes are the 5th leading cause of death in the U.S. according to the CDC. Janna Pietrzak is the director of “Mission: Lifeline Stroke” for the American Heart Association. It’s a three-year plan to improve stroke awareness and treatment in North Dakota. She joins KVRR’s Adam Ladwig to talk about the program, how to…

A Stroke Survivor Wins An Award For His Recovery Progress

"That's not going to happen to someone like me," said stroke survivor Scott Hayden

FARGO, N.D.– A stroke survivor receives an award for the progress he made in his recovery. “That’s not going to happen to someone like me,” said stroke survivor, Scott Hayden. Scott and Kaye Hayden were on a camping trip when Kaye noticed her husband was acting strange. “I saw him walking around holding his head,” said Kaye. “So I leaned…