| Jan 27, 2011
The new year brings a lot of resolutions to exercise. And sometimes the cold weather also means more snow shoveling. All that exertion can be harmful to people with abnormal hearts by leading to sudden cardiac arrest. Dr. Gordon Tomaselli, director of...
| Aug 22, 2010
A Coast Guard helicopter crew came to the rescue of a crew member on board a huge container ship, about 250 miles off shore from Astoria.
The Coast Guard hoisted the man from the 1,095-foot container-vessel "Ever Charming" Saturday evening.
| Feb 16, 2011
Marla Kalish, 58, of Highland Park, started experiencing chest pressure five years ago during her morning tennis matches. When she slowed down, the pressure would always dissipate, so she chalked it up to acid reflux.
"I didn't really pause too much or...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 9:45 AM
From the Office of Emergency Management:
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for New York City through 9 PM Tuesday, July 12. While temperatures are expected to reach into the low 90s, the combination of heat and humidity will make it...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 8:28 AM
Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer will return to work Monday after he experienced chest pains Tuesday.
Brewer stayed at Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis for testing until Friday afternoon.
On Monday the mayor held a press conference where he said doctors...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Among the 61 calls the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received for medical and fire-rescue service Aug. 7-14 were the following:
Benson Avenue at Rome Road, 7:06 p.m. Aug. 13. Crews from the Violetville and Arbutus volunteer stations responded to...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Vic has a saying that every good party ends with a trip to the emergency room. I haven't been able to embrace that philosophy. But if he's right, then we must have had a heck of a party at Mammoth Lakes. But I'm getting ahead of myself.
Vic led yet...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:11 PM
A day after leaving Target Field for a local hospital because of to shortness of breath, center fielder Adam Jones was back in the Orioles' starting lineup Wednesday and making jokes about his potential health scare.
"I wanted my mom," joked Jones, who...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 2:43 PM
A man living in a group home in the Uptown neighborhood died Monday night after he tried to remove his heart pacemaker from his chest, officials said.
Channing Askew, 47, of the 4700 block of North Winthrop, was pronounced dead at 11:33 p.m. at...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 10:32 AM
Teri Arnold of the American Heart Association asks: "How much do you know about your heart's health? It's easy to be fooled by misconceptions. After all, heart disease only happens to your elderly neighbor or to your fried food-loving uncle, right? Or...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 3:54 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Actress Lindsay Lohan's father Michael Lohan is undergoing heart surgery on Friday after being rushed to a hospital in Florida with chest pains and high blood pressure, said his spokeswoman.
Lohan was hospitalized on Thursday night...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 6:00 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres called paramedics on Monday after feeling pains and tightness in her chest, but jokingly brushed off the incident, saying she had a "baboon heart" and admitting she wasn't sure what caused the discomfort....