Minimally-Invasive Pump Could Be A Life Saver For Heart Attack PatientsWhen you hear the words artificial, implantable heart pump, you probably think major surgery and a very large device.
Bartender Steps In After Man Suffers Near-Fatal Heart Attack In Bridgeport RestaurantA bartender was being hailed as a hero Thursday, after a life-or-death situation in the middle of a busy restaurant in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
New York Rep. Gregory Meeks Suffers Minor Heart AttackThe 62-year-old said he hopes his experience can heighten awareness about heart disease and the importance of knowing the signs of a heart episode.
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.