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Mar 14, 2014 6:04 AM by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News

Every minute counts when it comes to stroke treatment

Researchers have already established that stroke patients need clot-busting medications quickly to have the best chance of a full recovery.

Now, researchers in Australia say speeding up treatment by just one minute equals almost another two days of healthy life.

For every 15-minute delay in treatment, researchers say stroke survivors could lose about a month of their full abilities.

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