Southern diet, fried foods may raise stroke risk

Thursday, February 7, 2013 | 8:42 p.m. CST; updated 9:08 p.m. CST, Thursday, February 7, 2013

Deep-fried foods may be causing trouble in the Deep South. People whose diets are heavy on them and sugary drinks like sweet tea and soda were more likely to suffer a stroke, a new study finds.