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Heart Attack (INACTIVE)

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  • Review: 'Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic' a keen look at gifted comic

    Richard Pryor died in 2005 at the age of 65 from a heart attack related to multiple sclerosis. The unexpected thing, given his life and habits and health, was not that he died so young but that he lived so long. Marina Zenovich's enlightening...
  • Rituparno Ghosh, Maverick Indian Director, Dies at 49

    Maverick Indian helmer Rituparno Ghosh, who had success on the international festival circuit with such pics as "Chokher bali" (A Passion Play), died May 30 in Kolkata of a heart attack. He was 49. Ghosh drew attention with his Bengali-language films...
  • Amy Sue Nathan uses her own life as a basis for 'The Glass Wives'

    Amy Sue Nathan uses her own life as a basis for 'The Glass Wives'
    Amy Sue Nathan is ready for her close-up. For two decades, the suburban Chicago writer has been juggling parenting with cranking out essays for blogs, magazines and newspapers, including the Tribune. But her real dream was to write a novel on the...
  • Why quit smoking at an older age?

    Q. I'm 73 years old. Will quitting smoking really make a difference in my health at this point? A. In my patients who are smokers, one of the biggest obstacles to quitting is their belief that they've already damaged their body and quitting won't reverse...
  • At The Heart Of Arrhythmia

    At The Heart Of Arrhythmia
    Has your heart ever skipped a beat? If you have experienced an uncomfortable awareness of your own heartbeat, you could have an arrhythmia. An arrhythmia is any change in your heart rhythm. The heart may beat too fast, too slow or beat irregularly....
  • Common Heart Tests And Why They're Done

    Common Heart Tests And Why They're Done
    Whether you go for a physical or already see a cardiologist, chances are your doctor may order a test to check how well your heart is working. Among the most common cardiac tests are electrocardiogram, echocardiogram and stress test. Each test helps to...
  • Ladies, Know About Your Heart

    Ladies, Know About Your Heart
    As a female who gets paid to “know about hearts,” herein lies an opportunity to share some information about heart conditions and heart health for women. Foremost, heart disease in women is all too common yet too few women know that...
  • Stroke: The Risks And Warning Signs

    Stroke: The Risks And Warning Signs
    Nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year, and more than 137,000 people die from a stroke. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States. This unfortunate situation could be improved if people knew more about stroke warning signs and...
  • Why I disagree with Angelina Jolie's mastectomy decision

    Why I disagree with Angelina Jolie's mastectomy decision
    Dear Pharmacist: Do you agree with Angelina Jolie's decision to remove her breasts to prevent cancer? — S.I., Atlanta, Ga. Dear S.I.: When I heard about her double mastectomy, my heart sank for her because I'm sure she was paralyzed by fear. After...
  • Compton mayoral candidate has medical emergency, misses forum

    Compton mayoral candidate has medical emergency, misses forum
    Former Compton Mayor Omar Bradley was hospitalized Thursday, missing a candidates' forum he was to attend as part of his runoff campaign to become mayor again. A family friend told The Times that Bradley suffered a heart attack and had undergone...
  • A timeless classic

    A timeless classic
    To one generation, he is a salesman of opinions and pork chops. Ditka. To a previous generation, he was the only coach for the Bears. Ditka. And to another generation, he was the NFL's first great tight end, a player defenses had no answer for....