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Fried food raises stroke risk in older women

Older women who eat high amounts of the kind of fat found in fried foods and baked goods face a greater risk of stroke than women who eat lower fat diets, a US study suggested. However, aspirin use could cut those risks, said the researchers from University of North Carolina…

Springsteen sideman Clarence Clemons dead at 69

Longtime Bruce Springsteen friend, collaborator, and E. Street Band member Clarence Clemons has passed away at the age of 69 after suffering a stroke on June 12. Rolling Stone magazine reports that the saxophonist’s condition had seemed stable after two brain surgeries in the wake of the stroke, but his…

Olive oil could lower stroke risk: study

WASHINGTON — Older people who eat olive oil have a lower risk of stroke than those who do not, suggested a study of more than 7,000 French people that was published Wednesday in the United States. Researchers at the National Institute of Health and Medical Research in Bordeaux, France followed…

Doomsday preacher Harold Camping suffers stroke

The Christian talk radio preacher who recently engaged in a multimillion dollar advertising campaign predicting “the rapture” would spirit away millions of believers on May 21 has suffered a stroke, according to a published report. Harold Camping, the 89-year-old patron of the Oakland-based non-profit group Family Radio, was taken out…

Tunisia’s ex-leader Ben Ali ‘in coma’ in Saudi hospital

TUNIS – Ousted Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali suffered a stroke and was “in a coma” in a Saudi hospital, a family friend said Thursday, as more details of corruption under his rule came to light. The 74-year-old former leader slipped into a coma “two days ago” while…

Feds target woman who supported convicted pain doctor: ‘The government crushed me’

Exclusive interview: ‘The government crushed me with the stroke of a pen’ A longtime advocate of doctors on behalf of patients in chronic pain has become the target of an ugly grand jury investigation after she spoke out to defend a physician charged with over-medicating patients to their deaths. Siobhan…

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