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Dr. Chris Aldridge a True ‘Ironman’

Dr. Chris Aldridge, a surgeon on staff at Alton Memorial Hospital, was able to take time away from his busy schedule to train for and compete in an Ironman race last fall in Louisville, Ky. He completed the Ironman race in Louisville, Ky., as 991st out of 2,750 competitors. While participants are given 17 hours, he completed the race in a little over 12.5 hours.


Food For Thought

You don't need to become a super athlete or go on a very strict diet to prevent stroke. According to the CDC, up to 80 percent of strokes can be prevented with simple lifestyle changes like a heart-healthy diet. Here is a list of foods that can help lower your risk.


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