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New drug might help heart failure

...maintenance. Heart failure occurs when the heart is unable to pump blood well. Common symptoms of heart failure are shortness of breath and swelling in the legs, which typically worsen over time. Although age is a common culprit, modifiable risk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-09-03/new-drug-might-help-hear
Nuclear workers learn about medical benefits at town hall meetings

...medical equipment, hospice, home health care and other expenses.Sullivent, who has COPD, first saw a doctor for shortness of breath in the mid-1980s. He continued working despite his condition so he could support his family. He didn't get...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-20/nuclear-workers-learn-about-m
Obama administration drives ahead with new cleaner gas rule

...vehicles on a national basis."Breathing the pollutants that come out of a car's tailpipe leads to coughing and shortness of breath for healthy adults, but for those with underlying conditions like asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-03/obama-administration-drive
Spouses dying close together has medical, social roots

...arrhythmic heart beats, can also result.Stress cardiomyopathy shows similar symptoms of a heart attack, including shortness of breath and changes to the heart's electrical activity, but without blockage in the arteries, Wittstein said.Often...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-08/spouses-dying-close-together-
Augusta area rowers provide clues to breathing, fitness

...pulmonary disease) and on simple diseases. That's not necessarily true. We see a lot of patients with chronic shortness of breath, they don't have any asthma, they don't have any COPD. They are otherwise healthy. What is going on with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-10-14/area-rowers-provide-clues-br
Ill leader Charlie Beljan shoots 64 at Disney

...wheeled to an ambulance that took him to a hospital.The PGA Tour said he complained of an elevated heart rate, shortness of breath and heart palpitations. LPGA TOUR: In Guadalajara, Mexico, Angela Stanford shot 5-under-par 67 to take a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-11-09/ill-leader-charlie-beljan-sh
Minimal surgery, collaborative clinic advance heart care at University

...leaking back into the left atrium but can become leaky or deformed over time, which can cause symptoms such as shortness of breath or fatigue. Often the surgeon will tighten up the valve by putting a ring around it, Hunter said."I always...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-12-08/minimal-surgery-collaborativ
Protocol saves patients from rare deadly leukemia

...transfusions to help prevent the bleeding. Because ATRA can cause fluid buildup in the body, which could cause shortness of breath or worse in the lungs, patients are carefully monitored."What we do is we meticulously weigh them every day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-01-27/protocol-saves-patients-rare
Cleveland Browns lost Brian Hoyer for the season with an injury

...fine" after being kept overnight as a precaution at the Cleveland Clinic. Bryant was removed from the game with shortness of breath and an irregular heartbeat. Chudzinski expects Bryant to play next week against Detroit. Bryant had a similar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-10-04/cleveland-browns-lost-brian-h
Defending champ ousts American teen

...heart attack."She tried to allay any negative perception with her explanation that the choking was related to shortness of breath from the rib injury, not her faltering game."When you cannot breathe you start to panic," she said. "I was really...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-01-24/defending-champ-oust