Stories tagged: heart attacks
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
A first: Drug lowers heart risks by curbing inflammation
For the first time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering cholesterol.
Mon., July 18, 2016
Dr. Zorba Paster: Loneliness is risk factor for heart attacks
There is something about having someone to talk to when you’re celebrating something or just stressed out that makes us feel better. But it also might help with something else …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 5 p.m.
Almost half of heart attacks are silent; they’re still risky
Almost half of all heart attacks cause no obvious symptoms, yet they can still be life-threatening, according to research on more than 9,000 middle-aged men and women.
Fri., Feb. 6, 2015
Seahawks tease in obituary would have drawn laugh, wife says
Michael Vedvik was a longtime Seahawks fan. So his wife thinks he’d laugh about the last line in his obituary that ran Thursday: “We blame the Seahawks lousy play call …
Thu., Aug. 29, 2013
Doctor K: Moderate alcohol use safe after mild heart attack
DEAR DOCTOR K: My husband recently had a mild heart attack. He’s never been much of a drinker, but now he wants to have wine with dinner every night because …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2012
Go Red luncheon is all about heart
Three years ago, when Corinne Kubena had a heart attack at age 23, she didn’t recognize the symptoms, although she’d known for years something wasn’t right with her body. “I …
Sat., Aug. 20, 2011
Tasered man, 56, died of heart attack
A man who died after being shocked with a Taser by a sheriff’s deputy in North Idaho in May suffered a heart attack, officials said Friday. Daniel L. Mittelstadt, 56, …
Fri., Aug. 19, 2011, 2:06 p.m.
Man Tasered in North Idaho died of heart attack
A man who died after being shocked with a Taser by a sheriff’s deputy in North Idaho in May suffered a heart attack, officials announced today.
Sun., March 7, 2010
Expertise, kindness mark medical center’s personnel
A suggestion: If you’re gut-shot, hide the wound when you report to the emergency room. Tell the admitting person that you think you’re having a heart attack. You’ll be dropped …