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  • Ambulances are so 2016. After a cardiac arrest, the fastest way to send help is on a flying drone

    06/13/2017 8:21:51 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 15 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | June 13, 2017 | Karen Kaplan
    The best medicine for a person who goes into sudden cardiac arrest is an electric shock. That jolt temporarily stops the heart, along with its rapid or erratic beat. When the heart starts itself up again, it can revert to its normal rhythm and resume pumping blood to the brain and the rest of the body. The sooner this happens, the better.
  • [McClatchy, AP Photos, BBC in Thread] DIRTY DOSSIER DEATH Russian spy linked to Donald Trump’s dir

    01/28/2017 11:31:47 PM PST · by Fedora · 78 replies
    The Sun ^ | 01/28/2017 | Mark Hodge
    [Full title and subtitle: DIRTY DOSSIER DEATH Russian spy linked to Donald Trump’s dirty dossier found DEAD in his car in Moscow: Oleg Erovinkin is suspected of being Brit spy Christopher Steele's key source behind widely discredited allegations against President Trump]A FORMER KGB spy chief suspected of helping Brit spook Christopher Steele compile the Trump ‘dirty dossier’ has been found dead in mysterious circumstances.Oleg Erovinkin, described as a key source behind the widely discredited document, was found dead in the back of his car in Moscow on Boxing Day. Media reports in Russia suggest his death was the result of...
  • This might be how stress and heart attacks are linked

    01/12/2017 8:56:10 AM PST · by LucyT · 14 replies
    CNN Health ^ | January 11, 2017 | Jacqueline Howard
    Scientists have long known that stress can influence your heart health, but exactly how this relationship takes place has been something of a mystery -- until now. Activity in the amygdala, a region of the brain associated with fear and stress, can predict your risk for heart disease and stroke, according to a study published in the journal The Lancet on Wednesday.
  • BREAKING NEWS: Republican congressman John Rutherford collapses.....

    01/11/2017 5:32:54 PM PST · by Brandonmark · 78 replies
    Mailonline ^ | 1/11/17 | DailyMail.com
    BREAKING NEWS: Republican congressman John Rutherford collapses after suffering a 'massive heart attack' during House vote Republican congressman John Rutherford has collapsed during a vote in the House. The newly sworn-in representative from Florida suffered a 'medical emergency' during a vote on Wednesday, reports suggest His condition is not known. According to The Hill, he was receiving oxygen through a mask when he was wheeled to an ambulance. Rutherford is a former sheriff from Jacksonville, Florida. He was elected to Congress in November, succeeding Republican Ander Crenshaw, who retired after eight terms. More to follow.
  • Congressman collapses in House cloakroom

    01/11/2017 5:26:24 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/11/2017 | Scott Wong
    Newly sworn-in Rep. John Rutherford (R-Fla.) suffered an apparent heart attack and collapsed during a vote series in the House, GOP lawmakers said Wednesday night. His immediate condition was unknown, but lawmakers said paramedics were "working on him" in the Republican cloakroom. Minutes later, he was wheeled out of the House chamber on a stretcher to a nearby elevator and taken to the hospital. He appeared to be receiving oxygen through a mask. GOP lawmakers emerged from the vote a short time later, saying Rutherford had been "stabilized."
  • Former Iran president Rafsanjani dies of heart attack-state media

    01/08/2017 9:32:41 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 48 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sun Jan 8, 2017 | 12:12pm EST | (Dubai newsroom)
    Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died in hospital in Tehran where he was taken after suffering a heart attack on Sunday, state media reported. State-run Press TV said Rafsanjani, 82, died despite efforts by doctors to save him. Residents said a crowd gathered outside the hospital where Rafsanjani was taken in the Tajrish neighbourhood in northern Tehran. …
  • MID AIR EMERGENCY Carrie Fisher hospitalised following ‘massive heart attack’

    12/23/2016 1:47:19 PM PST · by bryan999 · 245 replies
    CARRIE Fisher suffered a ‘massive heart attack’ during a flight on Friday night. TMZ report the 60-year-old actress was on a flight from London to LAX when she suffered a cardiac arrest. The US website claims the plane landed in America at noon and paramedics rushed on board. It’s reported Carrie received CPR on board. Once she was taken from the plane, the Star Wars actress was rushed to a nearby hospital. She’s currently on tour promoting her book The Princess Diarist, an intimate recollection of what really happened behind the scenes when she was filming the first Star Wars...
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor reportedly dead at 99 after suffering heart attack

    12/18/2016 3:07:47 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 109 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Sunday, December 18, 2016, 5:36 PM | Peter Sblendorio and David Hinckley
    Zsa Zsa Gabor, a Hollywood icon who personified the joy of glorious, unapologetic celebrity, reportedly died Sunday from a heart attack. She was 99. The Hungarian actress and socialite was pronounced dead after being rushed to a Los Angeles hospital, TMZ reports. She survived a series of health problems over the last decade, including an auto accident, a hip replacement and a stroke, and had been on life support the past five years. …
  • Henry Heimlich, inventor of the anti-choking Heimlich maneuver dies aged 96

    12/17/2016 11:39:53 AM PST · by DFG · 37 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 12/17/2016 | ANNETA KONSTANTINIDES
    The creator of the lifesaving Heimlich maneuver has died at the age of 96. Dr Henry Heimlich, who became famous in the 1970s for creating the technique to save choking victims, passed away at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati on Saturday. Heimlich had suffered a massive heart attack on Monday and died from complications.
  • Divorce raises the danger of a second heart attack

    08/28/2016 12:00:52 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 28 August 2016 • 1:07AM | Laura Donnelly
    Heart attack victims who are divorced are significantly more likely to suffer a second attack, a large study has found. Research on 30,000 men and women who had experienced a heart attack found that those who had been through a divorce were 14 percent more likely to suffer a second attack. Experts said it was not clear whether the heartache of a marital breakup had a direct effect, or whether divorces were less likely to look after their health without a partner looking out for them. The study by Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, examined a...
  • High Doses of Fish Oil Might Help Healing After Heart Attack

    08/01/2016 5:35:53 PM PDT · by Innovative · 34 replies
    US News and World Report ^ | Aug. 1, 2016 | James Bernstein
    Heart attack patients who took high doses of fish oil supplements for six months showed improved heart function and less scarring, researchers report. It is not yet precisely known how the large amounts of omega-3 fatty acids in these supplements might have helped the healing process, but the results are encouraging, said study senior author Dr. Raymond Kwong. He is director of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. In his study, 360 heart attack survivors were followed for six months. Half of them were given 4 grams of omega-3 fatty acid supplements daily for six...
  • Don't make him angry... you won't like him when he's angry! The incredible Iranian 'Hulk'

    06/24/2016 3:09:23 PM PDT · by Callahan · 41 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 6/23/16 | Sarah Dean
    A huge weightlifter has been dubbed the Iranian Hulk after astounding social media with his sheer physical size. Sajad Gharibi, 24, from Iran, is said to weigh almost 24 and a half stone and almost all of it is muscle. The giant man with a fierce expression has a following of over 59,000 followers on Instagram where he posts about what he does best - weightlifting.
  • Malawi's new president sells off presidential jet and 60 Mercedes

    06/02/2012 5:47:37 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 17 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 6/1/2012 | Aislinn Laing, Johannesburg and Damien McElroy
    Joyce Banda, Malawi's new president, has announced the presidential jet and fleet of 60 Mercedes limousines would be sold in a move applauded by a British cabinet minister as an example to other African leaders. Mrs Banda said she was happy to "offload" the presidential perks, adding: "I can well use private airlines. I am already used to hitchhiking." It means that the 62-year-old head of state – the second woman to hold the position in Africa – will fly to the Queen's Jubilee celebrations in London this weekend with British Airways. Andrew Mitchell, the UK International Development Secretary who...
  • Mummified body of German adventurer is found inside yacht drifting off the Philippines

    02/29/2016 10:59:20 AM PST · by PROCON · 57 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Feb. 29, 2016 | y ALLAN HALL and GIANLUCA MEZZOFIORE
    This is the mummified body of a German adventurer who was found dead drifting on his abandoned yacht at the weekend off the coast of southern Philippines. Manfred Fritz Bajorat, 59, was discovered by two fishermen aboard his yacht in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Barobo town in Surigao del Sur. His body was sitting near to the radio telephone as if he was trying one last desperate Mayday call to save himself when he died.
  • Mummified sailor's haunting final message to dead wife written from ghost yacht

    03/01/2016 6:05:01 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 32 replies
    Mirror ^ | 1 Mar 2016 | Allan Hall , Sam Webb , Jon Dean
    A mummified adventurer found floating aboard a ghost yacht had penned a tragic final message to his dead wife. Manfred Fritz Bajorat, 59, was found by two fishermen at the weekend off the coast of the Philippines
  • ‘Natural causes.’ Really?

    02/15/2016 4:26:35 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 21 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/15/16 | Klaus Rohrich
    We all know the Obama mantra about not letting a crisis go to waste I have become extremely sceptical of all that takes places in modern culture and am thus looking at the sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia with more than a hint of suspicion. How convenient that one of the most conservative members of the Supreme Court, the one that’s been an open sore to the Obama administration throughout its tenure, just lies down and dies, thus creating a vacancy on the court that could have ramifications for America’s future too depressing to contemplate. What’s more,...
  • Former Russian anti-doping chief Kamayev dead: Tass

    02/15/2016 2:06:07 PM PST · by george76 · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | Feb 15, 2016 | Peter Rutherford
    The former executive director of Russia's anti-doping agency (RUSADA) Nikita Kamayev has died two months after resigning his post, the Tass news agency .. The report, citing the former general director of the scandal-hit agency Ramil Khabriev, said it appeared Kamayev's death had been caused by a heart attack. "He complained of heart ache after a skiing session. He has never complained about heart problems, at least to me. ... Russia was suspended from international athletics last November after a special commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency exposed widespread state-sponsored cheating and corruption.
  • Israel's Shimon Peres rushed to hospital with chest pains

    01/24/2016 12:17:31 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 24, 2016 3:09 PM EST
    Israel's former President Shimon Peres was rushed to hospital after experiencing chest pains, just a week after suffering a mild heart attack, his spokeswoman said Sunday night. The 92-year-old statesman had been discharged from hospital on Tuesday last week. Medics treated Peres at his home and detected a "light irregular heart rate" after conducting an EKG test, spokeswoman Ayelet Frisch said. "Due to the diagnosis, his doctors decided that the 9th President will spend the night in hospital for observation and testing," she said. ...
  • Obama calls Peres after heart attack, leaves him glowing

    01/23/2016 3:05:31 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/1/16 | Ari Yashar
    US President Barack Obama called former President Shimon Peres over the weekend to wish him well, after Peres suffered a heart attack. In the conversation, Obama thanked Peres for their long friendship, according to a press release on Saturday night from Peres's office. "I was lucky to be treated by a dedicated medical team that worked around the clock, not only to open and improve my artery but to improve my heart. I left hospital stronger than I entered," said Peres in the phone call. He also lauded Obama for sealing the controversial Iran nuclear deal, even as it has...
  • Israel's Shimon Peres suffers 'mild' heart attack

    01/14/2016 10:48:40 AM PST · by Olog-hai
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 14, 2016 1:32 PM EST | Tia Goldenberg
    Israel's 92-year-old former President Shimon Peres suffered a "mild" heart attack Thursday but was in "excellent" condition following a heart procedure, his personal physician said. Peres was rushed to a hospital near Tel Aviv from his home on Thursday morning after he fell ill with chest pains and a check-up found an irregular heart rate, his spokeswoman Ayelet Frisch told Israeli Army Radio. His personal physician Raphi Walden said Peres had a "mild heart attack" but that "his condition is excellent" following a successful cardiac catheterization. ...