| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Are you among the more than 70 million American adults who should be discussing the possibility of statin therapy with a physician to reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke? For many, the answer may come as a surprise.
Getting that answer is...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The number of Americans taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs is set to double under new guidelines unveiled Tuesday by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Assn.
The goal of prescribing statins to as many as 70 million people is...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The British Medical Journal has issued a clarion call to all who want to ward off heart disease: Forget the statins and bring back the bacon (or at least the full-fat yogurt). Saturated fat is not the widow-maker it's been made out to be, writes British...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 1:07 PM
John G. "Jack" Cuthbert, a decorated World War II veteran who stormed the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, died July 5 from a heart attack at his Rodgers Forge home. He was 93.
John Graham Cuthbert Sr. was born in Baltimore and raised on Barrington Road...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:22 PM
If you're a middle-aged guy who watches sports, news or late-night talk shows, you've seen the ads: Your flagging energy levels, mood, sports prowess and libido ... could they be caused by low T?
After you figure out that T stands for "testosterone" --...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Actor James Gandolfini’s death at age 51 from an apparent cardiac arrest while in Rome shocked fans and friends alike. But sudden cardiac arrest, a misunderstood term, is all too common, cardiologists say.
The "Sopranos" actor was taken from his...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Actor James Gandolfini had long been a big fan of Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, and the feeling was mutual, in particular for guitarist Steve Van Zandt, who worked closely with Gandolfini on “The Sopranos” in his role as mob...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 11:05 AM
MOSCOW -- A judge on Thursday found Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian whistleblower who died in custody in 2009, guilty of tax evasion, bringing an end to an unusual, posthumous trial that drew international condemnation and eroded U.S.-Russian relations.
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Floridians would could save more than $260 million dollars a year if they just took their medications the way their doctors told them to, said a new report released today from CVS Caremark.
The Medication Adherence Report, which lists state-by-state...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Philip Boal, beloved brother of Winnie and Tom Boal, uncle of Sarah Boal, brother-in-law of Jila Boal, and cousin of many, died of a heart attack Saturday afternoon, July 6, 2013, while swimming in Lake Charlevoix, one of his favorite spots in the world....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:26 AM
‘Live life abundantly’
If we, as a society, reflect on the delicacy and fragility of life; it should cause us to stop and consider how we are as people, and how others would remember us if we are to experience an untimely demise.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Wednesday, June 30: Emmy-winning actor James Gandolfini dies at age 51. Actor James Gandolfini dies at age 51 today. Gandolfini, known for his role as Tony Soprano in HBO's The Sopranos, was in Italy — with intentions to attend the 59th Annual...