Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins changed game with his dunks

...officials said an autopsy would be performed today, his family released a statement saying the cause of death was a heart attack."Darryl touched the hearts and spirits of so many with his big smile and personality, ferocious dunks, but more...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Anderson remembered for talent with music, horses

...1978 until 1982.She died Thursday, July 30, at Nashville's Vanderbilt University Medical Center after suffering a heart attack. Anderson reportedly had been hospitalized with pneumonia after a recent trip to Italy. She was 67.Most everyone...

Rants & Raves

...Pride Parade. GRU EMERGENCY ROOM should realize that all patients that have chest pain are not necessarily having a heart attack. They ignore family members who can provide critical info on symptoms and family history thus they wind up following...

FIFA's ethics committee wants to end secrecy on t accused officials

...Edgardo Ghiggia, the Uruguayan great who scored the late winning goal in a stunning 2-1 victory over Brazil in the 1950 World Cup final, died Thursday.He was 88. Ghiggia's son, Arcadio, said his father died of a heart attack.

Around the block

...information, call (706) 828-2109. University Health Care System will sponsor a Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention Class at 6 p.m. July 20 in its Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention Center, 1350 Walton Way.The class will explain causes of vascular...

Preventing another heart attack

...cleared to leave the hospital after a heart attack have every reason to breathe a...guidelines for preventing another heart attack. They're from the American Heart...on people who already have had a heart attack. "Primary prevention" focuses...

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Heart attack survival rate increases

...them have increased dramatically. Heart attack deaths have been declining since...trend that probably began after heart attack deaths peaked in the United States...To help understand the change in heart attack severity, Dr. David C. Goff...

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New finding on what's best for heart-attack patients

...aspirin alone at preventing a second heart attack or stroke, researchers report. A study among heart-attack patients at 78 Veterans Administration...worry for people with a history of heart attack, since clots can block vessels...

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Prompt response key to heart attack treatment

...make people aware of signs of a heart attack, a new study finds that senior...emergency rooms later than other heart-attack patients. Once in the hospital...seeking patient care at the onset of heart-attack symptoms. "And once these patients...

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Study concludes all heart attack survivors should take beta blockers

...saving lives that virtually every heart attack survivor should take them, no...prescribe them to about one-third of heart attack victims. But these experts are...medical conditions -- as many heart attack patients do -- such as diabetes...

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