These 3 things this doctor learned from his stroke could save your life
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stroke is a leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause of serious disability for adults. - Puwadol Jaturawutthichai/Dreamstime/TNS

Dr. Julian Kim was teaching a minor surgical procedure in Cleveland when he started walking funny. He didn’t notice it, but someone else in the operating room did. “I actually had a bleed into my brain … related to high blood pressure,” Kim said. “I didn’t even know I had high blood pressure.” Kim had a stroke that day. He survived in part because he was in a hospital and received immediate care with medication to lower his blood pressure. It still took him six months of physical therapy to recover but, five years later, he’s working as a cancer surgeon at Prisma Health in Columbia and says he...