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December 27, 1991
Hall of Famer Ted Williams suffered a minor stroke recently but is recovering nicely at his Florida home, friends said yesterday."In a general conversation I had with him yesterday, he said he had a little stroke," said a friend who asked not to be identified. "I asked him what the results were. He said, 'It didn't amount to anything.' ""He said he was going to have some treatment where they would open the artery. He had a clogged artery. He wasn't concerned about it at all. Apparently he had no effect from it."
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By Gerri Kobren | October 17, 1990
A 33-year-old Baltimore man, recovering from a stroke, began to speak with the melodic cadence and extended vowels Americans associate with Scandinavia, a University of Maryland doctor reported yesterday at an American Neurological Association meeting in Atlanta.The patient, who was tall, blond and Scandinavian-looking -- although he was from Essex and had never visited the northern European countries -- had a rare condition known as "foreign accent syndrome," according to Dr. Dean Tippett, a neurologist at the University of Maryland Medical System.
NEWS
By Adam Sachs and Adam Sachs,Sun Staff Writer | October 27, 1994
James W. Rouse, Columbia's developer and founder of a national affordable housing foundation, was released from Howard County General Hospital yesterday, five days after suffering what he called a "very minor stroke."Mr. Rouse, 80, expects to recuperate for the next two weeks before resuming his work schedule as founder-chairman of The Enterprise Foundation, said officials at the nonprofit housing organization."I'm doing fine. I'm in good shape," Mr. Rouse said from his home yesterday in Columbia's Wilde Lake village.
SPORTS
By John W. Stewart and John W. Stewart,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | July 4, 2005
Brendan McKinney, making his first major challenge at the top spot in the Maryland Amateur Stroke Play championship, shot 1-under-par 70 at Mount Pleasant Golf Course yesterday to grab the 36-hole lead at 139. First-round leader Kirk Lombardi came back to the field with a 73 and is tied at 140 with recent Towson University graduate Chris Baloga, who shot 71 in the second round. Phil Fairbanks, third last year, used a share of the day's low round, 69, for a two-round total of 141, followed by Moose Brown and Spring Publinx winner Ki Moon at 142. Brian Woods also shot 69 and is at 143, tied with Larry Storck and Wilbert Lynn III. There were only four rounds below par during the day, and 11 players are within five strokes of the lead.
NEWS
By Garrison Keillor | September 17, 2009
The doctor who saw me in the ER wrote in her report: "nice 67 y.o. male, flat affect, awake, alert and appropriate." I had appeared with slurred speech and a balloon in my head, had driven myself to United Hospital in St. Paul, parked in No Parking, walked in and was triaged right in to a neurologist who trundled me into the MRI Space-Time Cyclotron for 50 minutes of banging and whanging which produced a picture of the stroke in the front of my brain, so...
FEATURES
By Jennifer E. Mabry and Jennifer E. Mabry,Sun Staff | February 15, 1998
Andre Braugher, who portrays Detective Frank Pembleton on television's popular police drama "Homicide," was honored by the Maryland Heart Association at its annual Heart Ball at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore. The reason? His realistic and compelling portrayal of a stroke survivor.Braugher told me: "I'm glad the portrayal has had a positive effect, and given broader understanding to the effects of stroke -- especially among African-Americans."Among the 750 attendees at the gala, which had as its theme Monte Carlo's Grand Prix, were Brian King, chairman of the board of the Maryland Affiliate of the American Heart Association, and his wife, Anne Lynn King; and ball co-chairs Chris Thomson, executive director of St. Joseph Medical Center; Dr. Judy A. Reitz, senior vice president of operations at Johns Hopkins Hospital; Bill Balke, a Hopkins cardiologist, and his wife, Denise Quandt, vice president of provider relations at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
FEATURES
By Nestor Aparicio and Nestor Aparicio,Evening Sun Staff | June 11, 1991
Sexual innuendo is nothing new to the music of Billy Squier.But the writer of such classic rock songs as "The Stroke" and "In The Dark" might have outdone himself with his latest effort, a single from his new album, "Creatures of Habit.""I don't know where the inspiration came from," said Squier of the new song. "It just popped into my head. I can't really tell you what it's about . . . "Squier, who will appear at Hammerjack's tonight, said he has never deliberately written anything overtly sexual.
NEWS
By Erika Niedowski and Erika Niedowski,SUN STAFF | February 4, 2005
Women with migraines that cause vision changes are more likely to suffer a stroke than those without a history of the severe headaches, researchers reported yesterday. Scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta found that women whose migraines were accompanied by vision loss had a 70 percent greater risk of stroke than women who don't get migraines. Women who saw lines or spots shortly before or during their migraines had a 25 percent increased risk.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | January 6, 2004
Jane Elizabeth "Bessie" Preis, a homemaker who was able to raise her 13 children despite a disabling stroke, died of cerebral vascular complications Saturday at Oak Crest Village. She was 94 and had lived since 1998 at the Parkville retirement community. Born Jane Elizabeth Reid in Baltimore, she attended the Institute of Notre Dame. She was married in 1929 to Dr. Kyrle W. Preis, a Baltimore orthodontist and researcher. Her husband died in 1999. Mrs. Preis and her husband lived for 54 years at Heathcote Cottage, their Kingsville farm, where she raised her 13 children.
FEATURES
By Dr. Simeon Margolis and Dr. Simeon Margolis,Special to The Sun | August 15, 1995
Q: I have always been close to my grandfather. He lives nearby, and I visited him often until recently when he had a stroke. He has improved a lot but has difficulty speaking, and trying to communicate with him is extremely frustrating.Do you have any suggestions that might help?A: One of the common manifestations of a stroke is aphasia. Although aphasia literally means "speechlessness," the term is used more generally to describe a partial or complete inability to speak or understand speech.
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