When someone suffers a stroke, their brain is abruptly deprived of the blood, oxygen and other nutrients it needs -- and brain cells can die within minutes. Timely treatment is essential. With the appropriate care, much of the damage from a stroke can be halted or even reversed. When that care is delayed because of a misdiagnosis or overlooked symptoms, however, the results can be catastrophic.
The workplace can be hazardous to your health -- but have you ever wondered what you should fear the most?