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PIX11.comIt's hard to believe just a few months ago we were buried in inches of snow, but this week the temperatures in the Tri-state area have reached deadly heights, with the mercury flirting with triple digits. City living is worse, because the buildings and...
The new year brings a lot of resolutions to exercise. And sometimes the cold weather also means more snow shoveling. All that exertion can be harmful to people with abnormal hearts by leading to sudden cardiac arrest. Dr. Gordon Tomaselli, director of...
Special to the TribuneMarla Kalish, 58, of Highland Park, started experiencing chest pressure five years ago during her morning tennis matches. When she slowed down, the pressure would always dissipate, so she chalked it up to acid reflux. "I didn't really pause too much or...
Even healthy people might want to forgo their morning run or bike rides this week, when the air will be fouled with smoke from the ongoing wildfire in the Everglades, health officials said Tuesday. People with breathing problems and children should...
TribLocal - EvanstonAs Heart Healthy Month draws to a close, a reminder to keep this vital muscle in check—especially women. It's a sobering statistic: 60 million Americans …...
As manager of the cardiovascular program at the UC Irvine Medical Center, Nathalie De Michelis sees many patients who either have a propensity for heart failure or are well on their way and need help. That's where the hospital in Orange and its...
Tribune reporterHalf of Illinois' best nursing homes -- those rated four or five stars by the federal government -- have been cited at least once since 2001 for misusing psychotropic drugs, and some violations involved injuries and deaths, the Tribune has found. The...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Anxiety, Wauconda, Long Term Care, Health
FOX 5 San Diego StaffIt's been a busy weekend for San Diego's lifeguards. Lifeguards say there were "hundreds" of rescues along the coastline today because of high surf and rip currents. At La Jolla Shores this afternoon, lifeguards and paramedics rushed to a young girl that...
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ABC26 NewsSeven Louisiana fishermen were treated Wednesday night at West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero after reporting medical problems believed to be the result of exposure to either the chemical dispersants being used to to break up the leaking oil or the...
Tags: Entertainment, Television, Hospitals and Clinics, Shrimp, Health
HealthKey.com contributorThe worst is over. Your loved one survived a heart attack and is back home. But getting back to normal may take some time. And depending on the severity of the attack, normal may be different than before. Being a caregiver will require time, patience and...
HealthKey.com contributorArrhythmia is a disorder that affects your heart rate (pulse) or rhythm because of malfunctioning electrical impulses. Here's a quick overview of the condition - its causes, types and symptoms. Causes Arrhythmia occurs when the electrical impulses...
Tags: Chest Pains, Family, Dizziness, Fainting, Hospitals and Clinics
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