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2 years 6 months ago

TV producer Dick Clark dies at 82

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dick Clark, the television host who helped bring rock `n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," has died. He was 82. Spokesman Paul Shefrin says Clark died but did not provide further details. Clark had continued performing even after he suffered a stroke in...

2 years 7 months ago

Medical Diagnosis: Broken Heart

Most of us know how difficult it can be to get dumped or to lose a loved one, but now, doctors are saying you can actually die of a broken heart! The symptoms are similar to those of a heart attack: chest pains and painful breathing. One cardiologist says...

2 years 8 months ago

Lawmakers husband suffers heart attack

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - The husband of a Colorado lawmaker who was cleared last week of ethics charges has suffered a heart attack. According to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Rep. Laura Bradford says she will be absent from the legislature until her husband, Linton Mathews, is well...

3 years 3 months ago

Number one killer in the U.S.

Gently pressing down on the piano's pristine keys, the now nearly 46-year old Kim Davis looks radiant and healthy, but she has always felt that way. "You see overweight people all over the place and, you know, sometimes you can dress a package enough that it doesn't look quite...

3 years 3 months ago

Man dies of heart attack while fishing

The Park County coroner says a fisherman visiting from New Jersey suffered a heart attack and fell into the South Platte River Friday. Sixty-five-year-old Robert Chilstrom's body was recovered about 100 yards downstream in the Eleven Mile Canyon. Coroner David Kintz Jr. told The Gazette that Chilstrom's friends were...

4 years 1 month ago

FDA may pull diet pill over heart attack risk

Federal health scientists are considering pulling Abbott Laboratories' diet pill Meridia off the market, based on data that it increases heart attack and stroke. The Food and Drug Administration has posted its safety review of Meridia online, ahead of a meeting where outside experts will weigh in on the...

4 years 6 months ago

Heart attack prompts jetliner's emergency landing

A Boeing 737-800 carrying 167 people made a safe emergency landing in New Mexico after a passenger suffered a heart attack. Continental Airlines spokeswoman Christen David says Continental Flight 602 from Newark, N.J., to Los Angeles landed at Four Corners Regional Airport in Farmington late Thursday afternoon to assist...

4 years 7 months ago

Actor Peter Graves dead of heart attack at 83

Peter Graves, the tall, stalwart actor likely best known for his portrayal of Jim Phelps, leader of a gang of special agents who battled evil conspirators in the long-running television series "Mission: Impossible," died Sunday. Graves died of an apparent heart attack outside his Los Angeles home, publicist Sandy...

4 years 8 months ago

Man dies on Colorado ski lift

A North Carolina man has died after going into cardiac arrest on a ski lift in Colorado. The Summit County coroner says Christopher Harrison, 46, of Durham, N.C., was riding a chairlift alone Monday at Copper Mountain Resort when his head fell forward in the chair. The lift operator...

4 years 11 months ago

New test to detect heart attack

Stephen Harvey was far from feeling fine back in August. The 54 year old from southwest Philadelphia wound up in the ER after suffering severe chest pains. "That was the farthest thing from my mind, having a heart attack," Harvey said. "I just thought it was gas or a...

5 years 1 month ago

Move over, Twinkies: Deep-fried butter is here

Who among us hasn't simultaneously marveled and shuddered over accounts of deep-fried Twinkies? Deep-fried Oreos? Deep-fried bacon? Well, brace yourself, because a new deep-fried item has been invented that's so bold, so audacious, so brazen, it's bound to take your breath away. The invention is none other than: Deep-fried...

5 years 1 month ago

Genetics determines how well Plavix works

The anti-clotting drug Plavix is prescribed to people with heart disease to prevent blood clots. But in some patients -- the drug doesn't work, leaving patients at risk for stroke and heart attack . Researchers at the University of Maryland think they know why. They've found a genetic variant...

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