Officials To CBS2: Woman's Body To Be Tested For Ebola Due To Recent Time In GuineaThe 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.
Dr. Max Gomez: Study Says Only A Select Few Will Benefit From Aspirin TherapyFor years, doctors have told almost everyone of middle age or older to take a daily aspirin to thin the blood.
Experts Question Study Downplaying Link Between Saturated Fat, Heart DiseaseAn 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 Attend Funeral For Harrison Mayor Raymond McDonoughHundreds of mourners gathered Monday for the funeral of Harrison Mayor Raymond McDonough, who apparently suffered a massive heart attack on Wednesday afternoon.
Harrison, N.J. Mayor Dies Of Apparent Heart Attack At Town HallThe 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.
Dr. Max Gomez: Nerve Stimulation Offers Hope For Heart Attack VictimsDoctors have become very good at saving heart attack victims, but once damaged the heart muscle can weaken until it eventually fails.
Report: Madoff Battling Cancer, Recovering From Heart AttackMadoff 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.
Dr. Max Gomez: Shingles And Higher Risk For StrokeA 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.
Doctors Urge New Yorkers To Remember Heart Health In The Month Of NovemberA number of local hospitals have opted to take part in the "Don't Ignore Your Score" campaign.
Dr. Max Gomez: Flu Shots For Better Heart HealthYour flu shot may be protecting you from more than just the flu. It could also protect you against the number one killer of Americans.
Dr. Max Gomez: A Surprising Way To Minimize Heart DamageEMS techs in Spain gave heart attack patients an IV of a long approved beta blocker called Metoprolol and the results were dramatic.
Judge Tosses Suit Filed By Family Of Woman Who Died Waiting For Help In 2010 BlizzardThe 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.