You are browsing the archive for heart attacks.

Comedian Gallagher released from Texas hospital

March 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Gallagher, known for smashing watermelons with a sledgehammer, had two stents replaced after collapsing March 14 at a Lewisville bar. He came out of a medically induced coma Sunday.
Continue Reading

AREA NEWS: Grand Forks YWCA to be demolished … UND: Smoking ban cuts heart attacks … Grand Forks affordable housing gets grant

February 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The old YWCA building in downtown Grand Forks will be demolished, according to the city, which will be blocking traffic and parking in the vicinity for a week starting Wednesday. Continue Reading

ADHD drugs safe for adults’ hearts, research finds

December 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The new review involved health records for more than 440,000 adults aged 25 to 65. It found that those on ADHD drugs had about the same number of heart attacks, strokes and sudden heart-related deaths as adults who didn’t use those drugs. Continue Reading

Fewer heart attacks suffered under Minnesota county’s smoke-free laws, Mayo study finds

November 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A new study shows that the incidence of heart attack and sudden cardiac death was cut in half among residents of Minnesota’s Olmsted County after smoke-free ordinances took effect in workplaces over the past decade. Continue Reading

Heart disease, No. 1 killer, can sneak up on women

July 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Heart disease can sneak up on women in ways that standard cardiac tests can miss. It’s part of a puzzling gender gap: Women tend to have different heart attack symptoms than men. They’re more likely to die in the year after a first heart attack. Continue Reading

Study: 50-year-old with diabetes dies 6 yrs sooner

March 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The large international effort to measure diabetes’ toll found the disease also raises the risk of dying prematurely from a host of other ailments, even breast cancer and pneumonia. Putting the six years lost in context, he said, long-term smoking shortens life by 10 years. Continue Reading