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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
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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

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 and Wilmer Valderrama Back Together?

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 …

Dead For 40 Minutes: New CPR Machine Brings Man Back From The Brink
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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
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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 Disease Risks Increased For Those Who See Relatives Die of Heart Trouble

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, Study Says

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
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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 …

Michael Clarke Duncan Still on Respirator Following Heart Attack
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Michael Clarke Duncan, the actor best known for his performances in “The Green Mile”, “Daredevil”, and “Sin City”, is still recovering from the heart attack he suffered last week, according to US Weekly. The actor, 54, has been on a …

Heart Attack Grill May Have Claimed Second Victim
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Heart Attack Grill sounds like a very menacing place. When someone willingly ingests food from an establishment with such a dangerous-sounding name, it’s kind of pointless for them to complain about any problems they may suffer as a result of …

Tami Roman: “Basketball Wives” Star Survives Heart Attack
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Tami Roman, wife of NBA player Kenny Anderson and one of the stars of the VH1 show “Basketball Wives”and former “Real World” star, has suffered a heart attack, her publicist confirmed today. In a statement released to VH1, Roman’s condition …

Gallagher Suffers Another Heart Attack

Legendary prop comic Gallagher has suffered another mild heart attack, four days after being discharged from a Dallas-area hospital where he was recuperating from a separate heart attack. Allegedly, the comedian ran out of the medication he was taking, and …

Comedian Gallagher Retiring

Prop-comedy legend Gallagher says he’s finished performing live onstage, and is retiring after 32 years. The California-based comedian, whose full name is Leo Anthony Gallagher, told Marion, Ohio radio station WDCM on Thursday that his retirement plans include blogging for …

Gallagher Out of Coma

Comedy legend Gallagher was taken out of a medically induced coma, after recently suffering a heart attack near Dallas, Texas. The prop comic’s promotional manager Christine Scherrer said that Gallagher instantly recognized his family members after doctors slowly woke him …

Gallagher Heart Attack: What Led to His Ticker Problem?
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Yesterday we reported that produce smashing comedian Leo Anthony Gallagher suffered a heart attack at Hat Trick, a club in Texas that he was scheduled to perform at later that night. This is not the retro comedian’s first heart attack …

Gallagher Heart Attack: Twitter Reactions

Watermelon smashing comedian, Leo Gallagher, was hospitalized on Wednesday evening after suffering a heart attack at Hat Tricks, a bar in Texas, where he was scheduled to perform later that night. Gallagher collapsed in a Minnesota club in March of …

Men Involved In Extra-Marital Sexual Affairs Likely To Suffer Heart Attack
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For those that have seen the movie Dave, do you remember the part of the movie’s plot where the President (who is cheating on his wife) suffers a coma after sex? Well, this kind of scenario is starting to become …

Om Malik On The Mend

Noteworthy tech blogger Om Malik has been recovering from a heart attack since December 28th, he told GigaOm readers today.