June 26, 2010
Holding an eight-stroke lead and 18 holes away from a second major title, Cristie Kerr wasn't about to declare victory in the LPGA Championship. "I can sit here and say, 'Give me the trophy now.' But it's not going to happen," Kerr said after shooting a 69 Saturday. "I've got one more round of golf to play." Kerr's focus was on display during a rain-soaked round at the Locust Hill Country Club in Pitttsford, N.Y., where she went to 13-under 203 entering the final round Sunday.
May 10, 1989 |
President Bush's mother remained in fair condition today at Greenwich Hospital near her Connecticut home, having suffered what doctors believe was a slight stroke, a hospital spokeswoman said. Dorothy Walker Bush, 87, continued to improve after undergoing a series of tests Tuesday, including a CT scan, a spinal tap, chest X-rays and a heart echogram, spokeswoman Mimi Grady said. Grady, who had not disclosed such details Tuesday, said Mrs. Bush was admitted to the hospital Monday night with "evidence of a slight thrombotic stroke involving her right leg, which was complicated by a temperature of 102 degrees."
July 3, 2000 |
MY YEAR OFF Recovering a Life After a Stroke By Robert McCrum Broadway Books, 239 pages, $13 British editor and novelist Robert McCrum had his life turned upside down when he suffered a stroke at 42. The massive cerebral hemorrhage that left him paralyzed on his left side propelled him on an unguided journey into how to have a meaningful life without the physical strength he'd always taken for granted.
October 30, 2012 |
An omega-3 fatty acid plentiful in fish oil boosts the ability of healthy young adults, whose brains are already at their peak levels of speed and performance, to hold several items in memory for a short time, a study has found. The study is the first to suggest that fish oil might enhance cognitive performance in healthy people by boosting their working memory. The latest research adds to evidence of fish oil's beneficial neuropsychiatric effects: Supplementation with the docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)
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January 29, 1987 |
An extra banana or helping of fresh broccoli a day could provide important protection against death from stroke, a new study by the UC San Diego School of Medicine indicates. The findings show that a diet high in potassium--commonly found in fresh fruits and vegetables--can lower the risk of stroke as much as 40%, regardless of other risk factors, Dr. Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, the study's co-author, said here Wednesday.
December 11, 1987 |
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kenneth Hahn waved thumbs up and bathed in an affectionate shower of public attention last August as he made his long-awaited return to the Board of Supervisors chambers after a disabling stroke. The illness had taken its toll, but his aides assured the public that the partially paralyzed and wheelchair-bound Hahn would start slowly and build himself back up.
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October 31, 1985 |
An elderly man, apparently frustrated over the obstinacy of his stroke-crippled wife, shot and killed her on the path in front of their apartment in Brea early Wednesday morning, then shot himself. The man, identified by police as Walter John Prist, 73, died about 1 1/2 hours later in a hospital, police said. He had one bullet wound in his head and his wife Irene, 69, had two, the coroner's office said.