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  • Young golfer returns to sport he loves after stroke
    Young golfer returns to sport he loves after stroke
    After stepping out of his golf cart on the 18th fairway, Andrew Lask Jr. felt dizzy and wobbled a bit. He was playing a charity event at Tamarack Country Club in Greenwich, Connecticut, where, at age 25, Lask was their youngest teaching professional. He tried to focus, but when he looked down at the ball, he became even dizzier. "My playing partner was up by ... more
  • Mediterranean diet may lower stroke risk in women
    Mediterranean diet may lower stroke risk in women
    Eating a diet that’s heavy in fruits, vegetables, fish and nuts – what’s called a Mediterranean diet – may significantly reduce the risk of stroke among women, even those at high risk for cardiovascular disease, a new study shows. The study – one of the largest and longest to look at the connection between a Mediterranean-style diet and stroke – found men ... more