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Cardiologists (INACTIVE)

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  • Bernadine Healy dies at 67; doctor led Red Cross relief efforts after 9/11

    Bernadine Healy dies at 67; doctor led Red Cross relief efforts after 9/11
    Dr. Bernadine Healy, a hard-charging cardiologist and educator who was the first woman to lead the National Institutes of Health and later commanded American Red Cross relief efforts after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, died Saturday at her home in Gates...
  • Edna Aliewine dies at 90; Watts community activist founded Christmas parade

    Edna Aliewine dies at 90; Watts community activist founded Christmas parade
    Edna Aliewine, a small woman who left a large imprint on South Los Angeles as founder of the Watts/Willowbrook Christmas Parade and co-creator of the Watts walk of fame, died at her home Tuesday. She was 90 and had lymphoma, her family said. The longtime...
  • Antidepressants in primary care: Is this how to treat depression?

    Antidepressants in primary care: Is this how to treat depression?
    Antidepressants, now the third-most commonly prescribed class of drugs in the United States, are routinely offered to patients with vague complaints of fatigue, pain and malaise but who are not classified as suffering from a mental disorder by the...
  • ADHD meds OK for kids' hearts, study says

    ADHD meds OK for kids' hearts, study says
    Children taking stimulant medications to quell symptoms of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a very low risk of suffering heart attack, stroke or sudden, unexplained death, and the probability that they will suffer such a crisis ...
  • NSAIDs following a heart attack greatly increase risk of a repeat heart attack, and death

    Heart patients who used common pain relievers called NSAIDs even briefly are at much higher risk of having a repeat heart attack or of dying than those who stay away from the drugs, which include such widely used over-the-counter medications as...
  • Conrad Murray’s care of Jackson gross negligence, witness says

     
    Conrad Murray trial: Michael Jackson could still have been saved after he had stopped breathing if the doctor now charged in his death had properly called for help and taken steps to resuscitate him, a cardiologist testified Wednesday in Dr. Conrad...
  • Conrad Murray case: Drug that killed Jackson used only in hospital

     
    Conrad Murray trial: A doctor who worked futilely to save Michael Jackson's life testified at the trial of his personal physician Monday that she had never heard of the surgical anesthetic that killed Jackson being used in a home setting....
  • FDA proposes regulation of mobile healthcare apps

     
    The Food and Drug Admisitration has introduced a proposal that would allow it to regulate smartphone and tablet apps that relate to health and medical needs. The FDA on Tuesday said it would seek "input on its proposed oversight approach for certain...
  • Coffee studies should warm your heart

    Coffee studies should warm your heart
    Looking for a reason to not give up your coffee habit? Here's one possibility: heart health. Numerous studies in recent years have reported that drinking coffee may be good for the cardiovascular system and might even help prevent strokes. Just last...
  • Belly fat--not BMI--is a killer for patients with clogged arteries

    Belly fat--not BMI--is a killer for patients with clogged arteries
    For people with coronary artery disease, including those with a "normal, healthy" body-mass index (or BMI), having even a little flubber around the middle is a bad omen, increasing the risk of death as much as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day or...
  • My Turn: Bill Hillman thanks chest compressions for helping to save his wife

    My Turn: Bill Hillman thanks chest compressions for helping to save his wife
    It was 4:05 a.m. on Oct. 29, 2009. I heard my wife, Dianne, say, "I think I'm having a heart attack." I opened my eyes and saw her standing in the bathroom doorway. She grabbed her chest, took one step and collapsed on the bed. Two weeks earlier, a...