ischemic stroke

Sen. Kirk Lays Out Struggles After Stroke

Posted on 02/6/2013 by | Washington Watch | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsIn a sort of mini-memoir, Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) lays out the struggles and introspection that sprang from his year-long battle to heal from an ischemic stroke. “I’m different from what I was,” Kirk writes in a first-person story for the Washington Post. “My left leg and left arm might never work like they once did, but my mind is sharp. I’m capable of doing the work entrusted to me by the people of Illinois, but I am forever changed.” Kirk …

A Drink A Day May Keep Stroke Away — For Women

Posted on 03/12/2012 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthLadies, I have some good news for you. That glass of wine we like to have with dinner at the end of the day? It may help protect us against stroke. A new study that followed nearly 84,000 women for 26 years found that women who drank a glass of wine, beer or a mixed drink daily were less likely to have a stroke, when compared to women didn’t drink at all. The study was published last week in the …