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Cleared Murder Convict Suffers Heart Attack On Second Day Of Freedom

The man who spent 23 years in prison before being cleared of the 1990 murder of a rabbi suffered a heart attack on his second day of freedom Friday.

03/23/2013

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Hockey Teammates Save Man’s Life When He Suffers Heart Attack

A Long Island man was lucky in more ways than one, as he got a chance Wednesday to thank his teammates for saving his life after a heart attack on the ice.

11/28/2012

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Good Samaritan Performs CPR, Saves Stranger’s Life On 6th Ave

A family is grateful after a mystery man became the difference between life and death on a busy Manhattan street corner on Friday.

10/14/2012

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CPR Record Attempt Is Saturday In Stamford

The hope is to break the Guiness World Record of 7,909 people set in Singapore last year, and to leave people confident they can try to help save someone’s life.

08/24/2012

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Rosie O’Donnell Suffers Heart Attack, Is Recovering At Home In Nyack

Rosie O’Donnell says she is happy to be alive. That is because the comedienne and former talk show host suffered a heart attack last week in Nyack.

08/20/2012

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Connecticut Doctor Attempting CPR Record In Stamford

What if you were with somebody who suddenly went into cardiac arrest? What if there was no one else around to help? Would you know how to restart this person’s heart?

08/20/2012

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Study: High-Stress Jobs Could Pose Health Risk To Working Women

A new study suggests that women in high-stress jobs might be risking their health simply by going to work.

08/08/2012

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New CPR App Helps You Respond To An Emergency

Need to save someone’s life? There’s an app for that!

04/02/2012

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NJ Man In Serious Condition After Train Hits Car In NY

A police officer and volunteer firefighter rushed to the scene and manage to pull the unconscious man off the tracks just before the train barreled by, smashing into the man’s car.

02/25/2012

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Study: Survival Rate Low For Heart Attacks In Suffolk County

If you have heart problems, you might want to stay away from the eastern half of Long Island.

08/12/2011

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HealthWatch: Heart Dialysis

More than 1.25 million times a year, someone has a heart attack in this country. Most will actually survive a first heart attack but often with damage to the heart muscle, damage that eventually, perhaps years later, catches up with the victim and causes heart failure.

05/27/2011

Diet Soda Linked To Higher Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke

Many people make the switch to diet soda to be a bit healthier when they indulge, but a new study suggests that diet soda drinkers could be more susceptible to heart disease or a stroke.

02/09/2011

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Health Watch: HEPA Filters And Your Heart

Turns out by getting rid of a certain type of air pollution, some important risk factors for heart disease actually get better.

02/03/2011

A man shovels snow outside his home. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

HealthWatch: Protecting Your Heart In Cold Weather

Cold weather does more to you than just freeze your fingers and toes. It has a physical effect on your body, including your heart, and as the temperatures falls, your risk of having a heart attack rises.

12/22/2010

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Queens Garage Honors Late Sanitation Worker

Stephen Dixon died on March 12, 2009. He was 61.

12/15/2010

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