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Stroke Selfie Saves Woman’s Life

Stroke Selfie Saves Woman’s Life

By Lindsay McCane June 19, 2014

A Canadian woman, who was suffering from a series of mini-strokes, may have saved her own life by recording her stroke with a selfie. In April, Stacey Yepes started experiencing symptoms of a stroke; her face was going numb and …

How Soda Can Seriously Harm Your Health How Soda Can Seriously Harm Your Health

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Most people are already aware that soda pop is not a health food and is probably not a good drink choice. Now, there is more proof that it isn’t – as a recent report by Food MythBusters has shown some …

Ariel Sharon, Former Israeli Prime Minister, Dead Ariel Sharon, Former Israeli Prime Minister, Dead

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has died at the age of 85. He spent the past eight years in a coma after suffering a severe stroke. Sharon was both loved and hated in Israel for his efforts in reshaping …

Ariel Sharon Clings To Life After 8 Years In A Coma Ariel Sharon Clings To Life After 8 Years In A Coma

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is reportedly clinging to life in an Israeli hospital this Thursday. The Israeli political icon has been in a coma for eight long years and has suffered a steady deterioration in his bodily organs. Doctors believe he …

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 …

Frankie Muniz: Second Stroke At Age 27 Frankie Muniz: Second Stroke At Age 27

Frankie Muniz, age 27, has suffered another mini stroke. The former star of  ”Malcolm in the Middle” revealed in his twitter account that he was in the hospital last Friday for the mini stroke. “I was in the hospital last Friday. …

Frankie Muniz Suffers Another Mini-Stroke Frankie Muniz Suffers Another Mini-Stroke

Everyone’s favorite child star’s health problems are continuing. Frankie Muniz, who is only 27-years-old, recently suffered his second mini-stroke. It is a terrible thing to see when young stars, and young people in general are forced to endure such traumatic …

Kubiak Returns, Expects to Coach Sunday Kubiak Returns, Expects to Coach Sunday

Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak returned to work this week, and expects to coach the team when they face off against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Kubiak collapsed around halftime of the November 3rd Texans vs. Colts game. Tests …

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. …

Binge Drinking Linked to Increased Stroke Risks

Though the health repercussions and costs of binge drinking have been known for years, researchers are just now coming to grips with how the practice can affect the human body. A new study has now revealed that binge drinking, even …

Stroke Risk Cut by Vitamin B, Shows Study

A new study published recently in the journal Neurology has shown that vitamin B supplements could help cut the risk of stroke. The study found that vitamin B could lower the risk of stroke by up to 7%, though several …

Florencia Fabris Dies At The Age Of 38

Life ends too soon. The beloved rising opera star, Florencia Fabris, suffered a stroke in the midst of performing Giuseppe Verdi’s “Requiem” while on stage. The thirty-eight-year-old opera singer received prompt medical attention at a facility in San Juan, but …

CDC: Thousands of Heart Disease Deaths Preventable

With obesity and its accompanying medical issues now declared an epidemic in the U.S., researchers have been scrambling to stem the tide and help save lives. Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided data showing that …

Randy Travis Suffers Stroke in Hospital

Country music superstar, Randy Travis, was admitted to the Baylor Medical Center at McKinney on Sunday, July 7, and was diagnosed with viral cardiomyopathy. According to the Mayo Clinic, cardiomyopathy is a “disease that weakens and enlarges your heart muscles”. …

Twins: Strokes At 26 Within Months Of Each Other
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Twin women living in Arizona suffering strokes within nine months of each other is rare enough; add to that the fact that the women are only 26 years old, and the story is just incredible. Kathryn Tucker says she had …

Stroke Recovery Aided by Stem Cells, Study Shows

A new study has shown that stem cells may aid recovery in rats that have suffered a stroke. The study, published in the journal Stem Cell Research & Therapy, found that stem cell treatments improved the amount of brain and …

Stroke Medication Approved by the U.S. FDA

A new anti-clotting drug has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Called apixaban and marketed by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer as Eliquis, the drug has been approved to reduce the risk of stroke and blood clots for …