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Sudden cardiac death is the most common mode of death in this country with more than 300,000 deaths per year, a third of which occur during physical activity. It is estimated that approximately 1,000 children die of sudden death each year. Sudden cardiac...
Tags: Symptoms, Sports, Cardiologists, Genes and Chromosomes, Diabetes
Gas prices nearing $4 a gallon could slow recovery, undercut Obama’s re-election prospects WASHINGTON (AP) — Soaring gasoline prices are threatening to undercut President Barack Obama’s re-election prospects and offering Republicans...
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Q: I was alarmed to read that eating canned soup can raise body levels of BPA. If this is true for canned soups, wouldn't it follow that other canned foods would pose the same problem? A: Bisphenol A (BPA) is a component in clear hard plastics and the...
email@example.comI'll always remember the panic at my sister's house one Christmas when Captain, her beloved mutt, made his bid for freedom and went missing. My siblings carried out a lengthy manhunt — or "mutt-hunt," rather — to no avail. Finally, spent...
TribLocal - ElmhurstThere were memorable moments throughout 2011 in Elmhurst, Lombard and Villa Park. Whether it was snowflakes flying, a long-time city staffer retiring or a former …...
Q: After eating prepared mangoes during the holidays, I bought some to peel and slice myself. I even chewed on the seed. Bad mistake! By the next day, I was itching under my chin. This became swelling around my mouth and beside one eye. I looked on...
Orville and Wilbur Wright, of Dayton, Ohio, had been working on their flying machine for some time, but without visible success. Finally, in December of 1903 they were able to get the plane off the ground for an extended distance at Kitty Hawk. They wrote...
Between 200 and 300 young people die each year while playing sports. In many cases, the underlying health condition that led to death could have been identified by a pre-sports medical exam. Some of the sudden deaths are caused by injury, heat stroke,...
Tags: Symptoms, Cardiologists, Arts and Culture, Athletes, Heat Stroke
Teri Arnold of the American Heart Association asks: "How much do you know about your heart's health? It's easy to be fooled by misconceptions. After all, heart disease only happens to your elderly neighbor or to your fried food-loving uncle, right? Or...
It started with my favorite pair of shoes. Black, pointed-toe Nine West pumps with a 4-inch heel. It's a basic pair of shoes, worn in well enough to be comfortable without showing age. As a bonus, the sleek slippers only cost $20, a fraction of the...
As a music icon, no one knows the value of being in rhythm more than Barry Manilow. With worldwide record sales of more than 80 million, Manilow has always kept his music and his career in rhythm: not only is he an award-winning singer, songwriter,...
Tags: Symptoms, Fine Arts, Television, Arts and Culture, Heart Attack
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