Former USC football player Armond Armstead reached a confidential settlement in his lawsuit that accused the university and team doctor James Tibone of causing a heart attack by improperly injecting him with the potent painkiller Toradol.
Armond Armstead, whose once-promising NFL career was derailed by multiple heart attacks, has settled his lawsuit with the University of Southern California over the school’s alleged misuse of Toradol, his attorneys announced Wednesday. Show More Summary
Treating a common gum condition in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients could significantly reduce their risk of potentially fatal heart disease, researchers say. Over 10% of the adult population have CKD and those affected often have poor health outcomes due to an increased incidence of cardiovascular disease compared to the general population. Show More Summary
HEALTH: Fish Oil Claims Not Supported by Research. “The vast majority of clinical trials involving fish oil have found no evidence that it lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.”
Perfect name for it.
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Last week the Internet had a collective heart attack as it became apparent that the anniversary of the day that "The Breakfast Club" is supposed to take place happened 31 years earlier. Of course, "The Breakfast Club" is a movie and not a historical document (one that came out 30 years ago), but that doesn't matter. Show More Summary
Very large man, pointing at a McDonald’s: Where were you last night at 3 a.m. when I was craving you? –49th & 9th Man wearing an “I Heart My Heart” shirt, to guy eating fast food: You’re just aching for that heart attack, aren’t you? –46th & Broadway Angry burger flipper: Making Big Macs is […]
The Patriots announced last summer that defensive lineman Armond Armstead was retiring at the age of 23, and Armstead has kept a low profile since then, never explaining what led him to walk away. But now Armstead has confirmed in court papers that he suffered a heart attack in 2014, before announcing his retirement. The…
The vast majority of clinical trials have found no evidence that fish oil supplements lower the risk of heart attack and stroke.
When Dr. Brian Goldman’s father had a heart attack, he experienced first-hand the jargon, hints and deceptions of the medical system. The post A doctor sees the health care system—through his father appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Cholesterol-lowering statins have transformed the treatment of heart disease. But while the decision to use the drugs in patients with a history of heart attacks and strokes is mostly clear-cut, that choice can be a far trickier proposition for the tens of millions of Americans with high cholesterol but no overt disease.
Roger Mayer, a movie executive who became a forceful advocate for film preservation after inspecting storehouses packed with decaying negatives on an MGM lot, died March 24 in Los Angeles. He was 88.The cause was a heart attack, said Jeff Lambert, executive director of the National Film Preservation Foundation.Read full article >>
The question of whether to use statins before a heart attack or stroke, as opposed to secondary prevention following an event, gets help from expert cardiologists.
Tom Brady has given the New England Patriots several friendly bargains with his contract. Perhaps one concession written into his deal is that he can perform wild and acrobatic activities off the field, and Bill Belichick and RobertShow More Summary
According to Robert Piparo, Lieutenant of the New Brunswick Fire Department, 40-50% of firefighter deaths in the line of duty are from heart attacks. He's on a mission to reduce that number, by helping his fellow firefighters stay fit. Show More Summary
John Renbourn passed away yesterday at age 70 due to a heart attack. He is probably best known for contributing guitar (and other instruments) to Pentangle, an experimental folk/jazz/rock band that primarily performed traditional folk songs. Show More Summary
The original main reason for some airlines adopting a two-people-in-a-cockpit-at-all-times rule wasn’t as much about terrorist threats but medical emergencies. That rationale has been largely overlooked in discussions of the aftermath of this week’s Germanwings crash in France, which is now a criminal rather than technical investigation. Show More Summary
Lisa Broyden was talking a walk when she came across the man in distress.
English folk guitar legend John Renbourn has died of a suspected heart attack aged 70. Renbourn was a songwriter and guitarist and co-founded Pentangle, one of the most popular English folk-rock bands of all time. Pentangle were formed...Show More Summary