All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cardiac arrest’

Joan Rivers Rushed to Hospital in Cardiac Arrest

Comedienne Joan Rivers has reportedly been rushed to New York’s Mount Sinai hospital in cardiac arrest today. Rivers was said to be undergoing surgery on her throat to correct a vocal cord condition when she suddenly stopped breathing. Rivers was reported to be in critical condition early in the day, but her condition was upgraded to stable later in the …

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Oklahoma Botches Execution, Postpones Another

An Oklahoma death row prisoner died of a heart attack roughly 20 minutes after waking up during his execution mid-injection, due to faulty equipment. The scheduled execution of a second inmate for the evening was subsequently postponed. Corrections Director Robert Patton stopped the delivery of the three drug combination used in Oklahoma, after realizing inmate Clayton Lockett had regained consciousness …

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Jahi McMath Life Support Extended

Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl with the wide smile who was declared brain dead after a routine tonsillectomy, was set to be removed from life support at 5 p.m. PST (8 p.m. EST) Monday. However, McMath’s family continued to fight against the deadline set by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Evelio Grillo, and an extension has been granted until January …

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