For being the No. 1 cause of long-term disability, and the No. 4 cause of death in the U.S., stroke - or brain attack - is often one of the most misunderstood diseases.
Stories for Neurological Care
Sudden numbness of the face. Confusion. Trouble speaking. Loss of balance. As Linda Campa was learning about these stroke symptoms in a job orientation, she lost vision in her left eye.
Not sure where to go for help, Kristina Shafton and daughter, 7-year-old Maya, got on the 405 freeway and headed north.