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Heartburn Symptoms: When Should You Worry?

Heartburn Symptoms: When Should You Worry?

By Ellisha Rader Mannering March 25, 2014

Many people experience heartburn after eating certain foods. The most common symptom of heartburn is a burning sensation in the stomach or chest area. The pain can last for a few minutes or several days. While heartburn can be annoying, …

Roy Garber- Shipping Wars Star Dead At 49 Roy Garber- Shipping Wars Star Dead At 49
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Roy Garber, star of Shipping Wars, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Jan. 17 after suffering a heart attack. Garber was only 49 years old but did suffer from a heart condition. He left behind a girlfriend and a son, Travis. …

Weight Linked to Heart Health More Than Fitness Weight Linked to Heart Health More Than Fitness

Though it had long been assumed that fitness was more important to health than a bit of excess fat, research is now beginning to show that weight may be even more important than fitness. A study last last year found …

Terri Schiavo Family Supports Jahi McMath Family Terri Schiavo Family Supports Jahi McMath Family

A foundation started by Terri Schiavo’s family stated they have been trying to help relatives of the 13-year-old California girl, Jahi McMath. McMath, a healthy 13 year old, went into Children’s Hospital Oakland for a routine tonsillectomy on December 9th. …

Farooq Sheikh, Bollywood Actor Dies at 65 Farooq Sheikh, Bollywood Actor Dies at 65

On Saturday, the Bollywood film industry lost one of their most successful actors. Farooq Sheikh, an Indian actor and TV presenter, suffered from a heart attack on Friday while visiting his family in Dubai. According to Global News, Sheikh’s career …

Three 6 Mafia Founding Member Dies Three 6 Mafia Founding Member Dies
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The 40-year-old founding member died Friday night. According to his bandmate and uncle DJ Paul, the rapper died in his sleep of a heart attack at his mother’s house in Memphis. He kindly shared the intimate details of his death …

Three 6 Mafia Founder “Lord Infamous” Dead at 40 Three 6 Mafia Founder “Lord Infamous” Dead at 40
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Ricky “Lord Infamous” Dunigan, founding member of the Academy Award Winning Hip-Hop group Three 6 Mafia, passed away on Friday at the age of 40. Fellow Mafia bandmate Uncle DJ Paul told Rolling Stone that Dunigan died from a heart …

Shane del Rosario: Reports of Death Proven False Shane del Rosario: Reports of Death Proven False

The official word at this time on Shane del Rosario is that the 30-year-old UFC fighter is on life support after suffering a heart attack on November 26th. Rosario was resuscitated at Hoag Memorial Hospital that same day, but has …

Obesity Increases Heart Risks, Regardless of Health Obesity Increases Heart Risks, Regardless of Health
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According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and prevention, obesity has become an epidemic in the U.S. The dangers of obesity have traditionally been lumped in with metabolic syndrome, a group of health issues that include high blood pressure, …

Testosterone May Cause Heart Risk Testosterone May Cause Heart Risk

Any man presently experiencing heart problems and using injections of testosterone may want to listen closely. A new study has been released that claims men in the previously mentioned group may have a higher risk of heart attack or stroke. …

Demi Lovato Back With Wilmer Valderrama Demi Lovato Back With Wilmer Valderrama

Demi Lovato recently stepped out with her new blue locks. But it seems the aqua hair isn’t the only accessory she’s sporting these days. It appears Lovato is back with ex-boyfriend, Wilmer Valderrama. The two were spotted holding hands this …

New CPR Machine Revives Man Dead For 40 Minutes New CPR Machine Revives Man Dead For 40 Minutes
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It’s the sort of thing you usually only see in the movies or on medical shows on TV: a patient is clinically dead and all hope seems lost, when suddenly he (or she) is miraculously revived after an impossibly long …

MLV TV Worker Dies of Heart Attack in Atlanta MLV TV Worker Dies of Heart Attack in Atlanta
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The Washington Nationals, who are finishing a four-game series with the Atlanta Braves today, are reporting that MLB TV cameraman Reuben Porras has died. The 61-year-old Porras suffered a heart attack at Turner Field in Atlanta on Wednesday while setting …

Cholesterol Drug Tredaptive Pulled Worldwide Cholesterol Drug Tredaptive Pulled Worldwide
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Less than one month ago, Merck, a major U.S. pharmaceutical company, announced that its cholesterol drug Tredaptive failed a major clinical trial. The drug is meant to improve heart health by increasing levels of “good” cholesterol, but the trial found …

Heart Risks Higher For Those Who See Family Die Heart Risks Higher For Those Who See Family Die

A new study published in the European Heart Journal shows that the relatives of young people who die suddenly from heart-related causes are at increased risk for developing heart disease. Researchers looked at 470 victims of sudden cardiac death (SCD) …

Heart Disease Risk Lowered by Flu Vaccine Heart Disease Risk Lowered by Flu Vaccine

New studies show that the flu vaccine might play an important role in reducing the risk of heard disease, including the risk of a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from Toronto this week unveiled the research at the 2012 Canadian …

Heart Attack Risk Linked to Work Stress Heart Attack Risk Linked to Work Stress
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A new study published today in The Lancet shows that people with “highly demanding” job or those with “little freedom” are more likely to have a heart attack. Specifically, they are 23% more likely to have a heart attack than …