In the ‘Stroke Belt,’ Erosion of Memory Is More Likely, Too

Mon, 07/04/2011
"Those behaviors that prevent stroke likely will prevent some but not all of the things that cause cognitive decline,” said Dr. Joseph P. Broderick, chairman of neurology at the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute, who was not involved in the study. “If you buy a car and you take great care of it, it still ain’t the same 15 years later. But if you don’t ever change the oil and your basic engine grinds down, in five years you can’t drive it and it won’t last very long.”
The New York Times