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Report: Bowlen home following “lengthy” hospital stay

Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen had a lengthy stay in the hospital before the team’s playoff run, a Denver Post report said Friday. The report cited an NFL source that said Bowlen had a blood clot and has since returned home to rest. Bowlen, 71, is battling Alzheimer’s and resigned day-to-day control of the team in…

23-Year-Old Woman Dies From Huge Blood Clot After Taking Birth Control Pill

Another young British woman died recently from a blood clot supposedly caused by the birth control pill that she was taking. The Daily Mail reports that Charlotte Foster was taking the oral contraceptive pill Dianette when she was taken to Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and later died on Jan. 25 from a blood clot […]

Rejuvenated Chris Bosh Is Keeping Miami Heat's Playoff Hopes Alive

MIAMI — One year removed from a career-threatening bout with blood clots on his lung, Chris Bosh is back to being Mr. Reliable for the Miami Heat. From perspective to production, the recently named and now-11-time All-Star has provided everything the Heat need to weather storms of injuries and inconsistency and remain in the Eastern Conference hunt. Show More Summary

British woman 'killed by blood clot caused by pill'

6 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Charlotte Foster, 23, is thought to have died after suffering from a blood clot in her chest, a rare side effect of the medication.

What's the Best Way to Address Homelessness?

Last month, Alana wrote a piece on how to “end homelessness in New York City.” It prompted a reader to talk about his own experience: In 2006, I became too sick to work. From 2006 to 2009, I had six pulmonary emboli (blood clots in the lungs), two heart attacks, and seven episodes of atrial flutter requiring cardioversions. Show More Summary

Finding the right antithrombotic (anti-clotting) drug for you

A new blood clotting analysis system designed in Japan makes it easier to determine the effects of taking one or more antithrombotic (anti-clotting) drugs. Myocardial infarction, arrhythmia (atrial fibrillation), cerebral infarction and economy-class syndrome all have one thing in common: they are all diseases that are caused by a blood clot blocking a blood vessel. read more

16-Year-Old Girl Dies From Massive Blood Clot After Taking Birth Control Pill

British court officials are investigating the death of a young teen who died on vacation last fall after developing a rare blood clot disorder from a birth control pill. The Daily Mail reports 16-year-old Sophie Murray was rushed to the hospital on Nov. 8, 2015, after her lips turned blue and she became breathless in […]

UK officials to investigate after contraceptive pill kills 21-year-old

Fallan Kurek died from a blood clot on her lung, caused by the birth control pill, which she had been taking for only 25 days.

Hillary Clinton Overcomes a Medical Challenge

Excessive clotting is a common problem in America, resulting in deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in the leg), pulmonary embolus (blood clot on the lung), frequent miscarriages, or even blood clots in unusual places. Unknown to many Americans, Hillary Clinton has shown courage in overcoming the challenge of recurrent blood clots. Show More Summary

AJ Schlatter, Portland State Linebacker, Dies at 20

Portland State linebacker AJ Schlatter died at the age of 20 Sunday at approximately 9:15 p.m. due to an apparent blood clot. Schlatter's father posted on Facebook about his son's death Monday, explaining the blood clot may have occurred...Show More Summary

Link found between obesity and blood clots in pediatric patients

An association between obesity and the formation of blood clots in the veins of children and adolescents has been identified by researchers. While obesity is a well-established risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults, previous studies in pediatric populations have yielded mixed results.

Link found between obesity and blood clots in pediatric patients

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Jan. 15, 2016 - Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have found an association between obesity and the formation of blood clots in the veins of children and adolescents. While obesity is a well-established...Show More Summary

Police dash cam video details the last moments of woman who died after being thrown out of hospital

New police car dash camera video has been released in the death of Barbara Dawson. Dawson, 57, died last month of a blood clot after she collapsed on the ground after being removed from a Blountstown, Florida, hospital by police. The...Show More Summary

Detecting when, why deadly blood clots form

A better assay for testing blood's clotting tendency, also known as hemostasis, has been devised. Researchers say it could one day prove lifesaving in a variety of clinical situations in which a patient's health is jeopardized by abnormal blood coagulation and platelet function.

Dashcam Shows Woman Dying From Blood Clot After Being Arrested For Faking Illness In ER [Video]

Barbara Dawson entered the Liberty Calhoun Hospital in Blountstown, Florida, complaining of stomach pain. However, after being evaluated by a doctor, the medical staff concluded that Dawson was faking her illness and asked her to leave. Show More Summary

Detecting when and why deadly blood clots form

(BOSTON) - Scientists at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have devised a better assay for testing blood's clotting tendency, also known as hemostasis, which could one day prove lifesaving in a variety of clinical situations in which a patient's health is jeopardized by abnormal blood coagulation and platelet function. read more

New antithrombotic guideline update for treatment of VTE disease

Each year, there are approximately 10 million cases of venous thromboembolism (VTE) worldwide. VTE, the formation of blood clots in the vein, is a dangerous and potentially deadly medical condition and is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Show More Summary

CHEST issues new antithrombotic guideline update for treatment of VTE disease

Glenview, Ill. (January 7, 2016)--Each year, there are approximately 10 million cases of venous thromboembolism (VTE) worldwide. VTE, the formation of blood clots in the vein, is a dangerous and potentially deadly medical condition and is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Show More Summary

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