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Stroke survivor Don Sadoway, foreground, and Lee Schwamm, vice chairman of Massachusetts General Hospital's neurology department. (AP Photo/Rodrique Ngowi)
Stroke survivor Don Sadoway, foreground, and Lee Schwamm, vice chairman of Massachusetts General Hospital's neurology department. (AP Photo/Rodrique Ngowi)
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Brain stents show big promise for certain stroke patients

Stroke experts are reporting a major advance: Stents similar to the ones used to open clogged heart arteries also can be used to clear a blood clot in the brain, greatly lowering the risk a patient will end up disabled.

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Publicist: Randy Travis Suffers Stroke in Hospital

The publicist for Randy Travis says the country music singer has suffered a stroke in a Texas hospital.

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Uzi Rivlin (Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)
Uzi Rivlin (Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)
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Teaneck Rabbi’s Molestation Trial Postponed

The trial of a New Jersey rabbi accused of molesting two Israeli boys is postponed after the 65-year-old suffered a stroke.

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bojan fatur, Getty Images
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Many Stroke Survivors Think About Suicide, Study Shows

A federal health survey finds a troublingly high rate of suicidal thinking among stroke survivors.

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Waffle-crusted, all natural Jidori fried chicken topped with pecan glaze and bacon jam. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
Waffle-crusted, all natural Jidori fried chicken topped with pecan glaze and bacon jam. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
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Southern Diet, BBQ, Fried Foods, Sweet Tea May Increase Stroke Risk

Deep-fried foods may be causing trouble in the Deep South. People whose diets are heavy on them and sugary drinks like sweet tea and soda were more likely to suffer a stroke, a new study finds.

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