Tag archive for ‘heart attack’
By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Moldovan National, Igor Vortotinov Sentenced 41 Months for Faking his Death

United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the sentencing of IGOR VOROTINOV, 55, to 41 months in prison for faking his death in order to collect a $2 million life insurance payment. VOROTINOV, who More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Study: Glucosamine Supplement May Reduce Cardiovascular Disease

Glucosamine may be able to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study published in the BMJ. Glucosamine, naturally produced by the body and found in cartilage, is often taken to reduce osteoarthritis More...

By Guest Author On Friday, April 12th, 2019

4 Ways You Can Improve Your Heart Health

It goes without saying that you need to look after your heart. Performing this all-important task is, however, not particularly straight forward, though. It takes a lot of dedication to look after your ticker and More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 24th, 2018

Environmental Working Group attacks Judge Brett Kavanaugh over EPA votes: will he keep asbestos legal?

Will a vote for Brett Kavanaugh for the critical swing seat on the Supreme Court be a vote to keep asbestos legal? Many Americans don’t realize it, but despite its well-known health hazards, most uses of asbestos More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Eating Fish Twice a Week May Lower Your Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

A new report from the American Heart Association (AHA) says that eating two servings of oily fish per week can significantly lower your risk of heart attack and stroke, even if your diet isn’t especially healthy. More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 30th, 2017

4 Ways To Protect Your Home And Family

There are many safety hazards in the average home to consider when you set out to protect your home and family. However, they can be mitigated or thwarted with simple, practical steps. In your quest to create a More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Student Saves Teacher’s Life During CPR Class

There are a lot of great reasons to learn CPR. You could be a lifesaver during an emergency when everyone else is panicking, you could teach your friends and loved ones how to perform CPR, and you could have more More...

By Adam Lee On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

How bereavement can affect the elderly

Bereavement is difficult at any stage of life, but it can hit elderly people particularly hard. Older people who lose their long-term spouse or partner can find it tough to cope with the grief. After the death of More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Denied: Cutting the Red Tape of the Social Security Disability Appeals Process

If you’ve applied for Social Security Disability benefits, but you’ve been denied, you might think that your options are limited. But, really, you’ve got a lot of ways to turn your situation around. Here are More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Zontivity tablets, to reduce heart attacks and strokes, gets FDA approval

PRESS RELEASE   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zontivity (vorapaxar) tablets to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, cardiovascular death, and need for procedures to restore the blood More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Diabetes related complications in US adults down, according to CDC

PRESS RELEASE Rates of five major diabetes-related complications have declined substantially in the last 20 years among U.S. adults with diabetes, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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HIV infected men at greater risk of heart attack: Study

The risk of heart disease in HIV-infected men is higher than in men not infected, according to a large NIH-supported study published in the journal, the Annals of Internal Medicine. Image/NHLBI The buildup of soft More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, March 16th, 2014

Pastor Thomas Perez has a heart attack after seeing Bible survived Harlem gas explosion

As workers pull away the debris and wreckage from the Harlem gas explosion, the pastor of the church inside paid a visit to the site, only to suffer a heart attack brought on by what he saw. Photo of Bible found More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 7th, 2013
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Nasim, jailed Christian in women’s wing of Evin Prison in Iran sent to hospital, battling heart problems

Reports from Iran are that jailed Christian Maryam Naghash-Zargaran, known as Nasim, is battling heart disease and is headed to the hospital. According to Mohabat News, Nasim was transferred to Modares hospital to More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Pregnant former Olympian Meskerem Legesse dies from a heart attack, her baby daughter saved

Authorities in Connecticut said Meskerem Legesse, an Olympic runner from Ethiopia, died of a massive heart attack while eight months pregnant and the age of  26. Meskerem Legesse Capt. Ronald Smith of the Hamden More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Randy Travis is in critical condition, undergoing heart surgery

Country singer Randy Travis is hospitalized in critical condition with a viral heart infection, his publicist said Monday. Travis, age 54, was admitted to an unidentified Texas hospital on Sunday because of complications More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, June 20th, 2013
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James Gandolfini was found by teenage son Michael in the hotel bathroom

James Gandolfini’s teenage son, Michael, found the actor collapsed in their Italy hotel room and called for help. The two were on a father-son trip to celebrate the boy’s graduation from eighth grade More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Sailendra Nath Roy, Indian stuntman who died on zip-wire by hair record attempt, may have had heart attack

A stuntman died this weekend during a world record attempt as he tried to cross a river on a zip-wire attached only to his hair, may have suffered a major heart attack, causing his death. Zap2It confirms some reports More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 25th, 2012

Alex Trebek described as up and about after heart attack

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek’s condition is improving two days after he was admitted to a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a mild heart attack. Photo/marabuchi via wikimedia commons The Washington Post More...

By Brian Attenberg On Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Too much coca-cola led to Natasha Harris’s death, authorities say

Photo/Mk2010 via wikicommons Experts say a New Zealand woman’s “2-gallon-a-day” Coca-Cola habit probably contributed to her death. The report prompted the soft drink giant to note that even water More...



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