| May 1, 2012
| 12:08 PM
A new study has found evidence that getting hit in the chest with a Taser stun gun can lead to cardiac arrest and can potentially result in death.
Since 2005, at least 11 people in Connecticut have died after being hit with police Taser weapons. In...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:19 PM
41 year old Darla Murcek is like many women her age--thought to be too young to have a heart attack.
She went to the doctor feeling terrible but without having typical heart attack symptoms like chest pain or discomfort--her doctor came up empty--even...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 8:52 AM
It’s a Saturday afternoon, and your daughter turns an ankle on the soccer field. Or the earache your son has been fighting all week is suddenly worse, and now he has a fever. It’s a predicament almost every parent has found themselves in at...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Every three days, sudden cardiac death (SCD) takes the life of a young U.S. athlete, such as a girl playing soccer, a boy at basketball practice or a high school football player.
Usually, there are no advance signs of SCD, and a typical school or sports...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Our youngest son has worn numerous nicknames over the years including Annoying Boy, College Boy, Laundry Boy, Hawaii Boy, Vegas Boy and, most recently, The Kansas City Kid.
His position as a construction engineer for a large company has now taken him to...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:56 PM
The holidays are a wonderful time of the year for many of us, but the stress and overindulgence could catch up with you if don’t watch out. Studies indicate heart attacks increase during the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s more than...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 3:43 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Former L.A. Mayor Richard Riordan, back in the spotlight with a plan to scale back city employee pensions, was hospitalized briefly earlier this week with chest pain, a local news blog reported Saturday.
Riordan, 82, who previously had a...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:24 AM
A 33-year-old man is in critical condition after Muskegon police say he was shot in the chest and neck early Tuesday morning.
Police were called to a home on Muskegon Avenue near 5th Street around 1:15 a.m. Tuesday when they heard reports of shots...
| Nov 1, 2010
Bill Rands, 67, of Grosse Pointe, Mich., is a man who had a mastectomy.
An 11-year survivor of male breast cancer, the retired money manager is not shy about showing his scar or sharing his story. His openness about discussing his illness sometimes...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 4:36 PM
A federally backed watchdog group says it has identified at least five more deaths involving poor care at a troubled Chicago nursing facility for disabled children and young adults, as well as a pattern of the home destroying evidence of medication...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The blizzard has not overloaded Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield with patients, spokeswoman Amy Jo Steinbruecker said Wednesday. âThings are pretty slow,â she said. Since …...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:34 PM
As Heart Healthy Month draws to a close, a reminder to keep this vital muscle in check—especially women. It's a sobering statistic: 60 million Americans …...