The physiology of stroke Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and often leads to serious long-term disability. Midmorning examines the latest advances in stroke prevention, new research, and why time is of the essence for treatment.9:06 a.m.
Larry Goldstein, MD: Professor of Medicine (Neurology) and Director of the Duke Stroke Center.
Bret Haake, MD: Neurologist at HealthPartners and Regions Hospital, where he is also the assistant medical director of neuroscience.
Brain drain in rural America Sociologists Patrick Carr and Maria Kefalas spent two years in a small town in Iowa trying to find out why so many young people are leaving rural America. What they found was that many small towns are playing a role in their own demise, by pushing the best and brightest to leave and under-investing in those who stay.10:06 a.m.
Patrick Carr: Associate professor of sociology at Rutgers University and co-author of "Hollowing Out the Middle: The Rural Brain Drain and What it Means for America."
Sue Harris: Community education director for the St. James school district in St. James, Minnesota.