Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death, according to the American Stroke Association and they're also a leading cause of disability across the U.S. Dr. Reade De Leacy, a neurosurgery specialist, joined Cheddar News to talk about the importance of response time when treating patients that have suffered strokes. "In stroke, especially in major stroke, two million brain cells are lost for every minute of delay in treatment so time really, really critical," he said.