Stories tagged: heart
Wed., Jan. 1, 2020
I love writing about dementia. Don’t get me wrong, I hate dementia. My mom died from the disease – it was either Alzheimer’s or from strokes. She was a pack-a-day …
Mon., Nov. 18, 2019
Novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure.
Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
We brag about how much time we spend at the gym, work and more, but we never brag about napping. In fact, when I ask people in the office whether …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
Bernie Sanders remained hospitalized in Nevada on Thursday because of a blocked artery in his heart but will participate in the next Democratic presidential debate, according to his campaign.
Wed., April 24, 2019
Scientists have come up with a small robotic device that guides itself safely through a beating pig’s heart.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018
Apple Watch is now fulfilling its promise to let people take EKGs of their heart and notify them of any irregular heartbeat.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Spokane is relocating downtown’s heart sculptures to more secure locations following vandalism that damaged several of the pieces.
Wed., July 11, 2018
Decades ago, hundreds of nuns and priests made an extraordinary decision: They agreed to donate their brains upon death to science, hoping to help solve mysteries about Alzheimer’s and other …
Mon., March 6, 2017
Paul Corby needs a new heart. On that there is no dispute. But Corby, who lives in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, is autistic, suffers from several psychological conditions and takes 19 medications. …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016
Doctors have found a disturbing downside to some powerful new drugs that harness the immune system to fight cancer: In rare cases, they may cause potentially fatal heart damage, especially …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016
St. Jude Medical Inc. said Tuesday that nearly 350,000 of its defibrillators implanted in patients may short-circuit and stop, a malfunction that may have killed two people.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016
Large study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, show significant health improvements for those who treat high blood pressure aggressively.
Sun., Dec. 13, 2015
Plenty of patients, and even some heart specialists, still angioplasty is the way to go to widen narrowing arteries. But study after study has been showing that the conventional wisdom …
Fri., Feb. 12, 2010
Former President Bill Clinton was recovering at his suburban home with his wife on Friday after leaving a Manhattan hospital where he underwent a heart procedure to fix a blocked …
Sat., July 7, 2007
Oklahoma’s torrential downpours and subsequent floods have turned into more than last week’s headlines for five members of Spokane-based Humane Evacuation Animal Rescue Team. The group arrived in Miami, Okla., …