The body of a woman who died of an apparent heart attack in Brooklyn Tuesday will be tested for the Ebola virus as a precaution, since she was recently in a West African country affected by the virus, city officials told CBS2.
For years, doctors have told almost everyone of middle age or older to take a daily aspirin to thin the blood.
An analysis in the Annals of Internal Medicine of nearly 80 studies on the effect of dietary fats finds there’s not enough evidence to say that eating saturated fat increases the incidence of heart attacks or strokes.
Hundreds of mourners gathered Monday for the funeral of Harrison Mayor Raymond McDonough, who apparently suffered a massive heart attack on Wednesday afternoon.
The lifelong Harrison resident had served on the Town Council for 17 years before becoming mayor in 1995. He was credited with spearheading the redevelopment of the 1.2-square-mile Hudson County town on the Passaic River.
Doctors have become very good at saving heart attack victims, but once damaged the heart muscle can weaken until it eventually fails.
Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison after pleading guilty in 2009 for bilking investors of $65 billion. He ran his operation out of an office in the Lipstick Building in Midtown Manhattan.
A new study has been released by British researchers that closely links herpes zoster, also known as shingles, with a higher risk for a heart attack or stroke.
A number of local hospitals have opted to take part in the “Don’t Ignore Your Score” campaign.
Your flu shot may be protecting you from more than just the flu. It could also protect you against the number one killer of Americans.
EMS techs in Spain gave heart attack patients an IV of a long approved beta blocker called Metoprolol and the results were dramatic.
The family lost on a technicality. Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Margaret Chan said that under an obscure law, the city can’t be held liable for delays in care unless a 911 call is made by the injured person or an immediate family member.
Heart attacks are the leading cause of death in this country, but what if a device could sense when you are about to have one?
Gandolfini’s body departed Rome earlier Sunday, in a plane that landed at Newark International Airport around 9 p.m., 1010 WINS reported.
Dan Langley, 20, crashed into another car when he suffered a heart attack while driving April 1. Police issued Langley three tickets for the whole incident.