Cardiologist Conference Yields New Guidelines for Heart HealthNews from an American Heart Association conference over the weekend reveals a lot about what works and what does not for preventing heart attacks and other problems.
Researchers Create Heart Attack Prediction ToolMedical researchers affiliated with Dallas-based UT Southwestern Medical Center have unveiled a web page designed to “calculate” a person’s risk level for heart attack or stroke.
Official: San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Died Of Heart AttackThe medical examiner's office on Monday announced that San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died of a heart attack.
Turkey Trot Runner Who Collapsed At Finish Line Is Up And Running AgainA Bay Area runner is back on his feet after surviving a near-death experience in last year’s Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot.
MTV's 'Rob & Big' Star Christopher Boykin Dead At 45Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin, star of MTV’s Rob & Big has died at the age of 45 after suffering a heart attack, reports 99.7 NOW...
Elderly Man Suffers Fatal Heart Attack On Muni After Argument Over A SeatAn elderly man suffered a fatal heart attack on Muni bus after getting into an argument with a woman over a seat.
Comedian Garry Shandling Dead At 66Actor and comedian, Garry Shandling pioneered a pretend brand of self-focused docudrama with “The Larry Sanders Show,” has died...
Google Looks for 'Maverick' To Lead Research Co-Venture With American Heart AssociationGoogle Life Sciences is teaming with the American Heart Association to find new ways to fight heart disease.
New Drug Being Tested Helps Lower Cholesterol In Hardest To Treat PatientsDoctors say there's a new drug that shows remarkable success in lowering cholesterol, when nothing else works.
STUDY: Taking An Aspirin A Day Is Very Bad For Your Health... If You Don’t Need ItHundreds of thousands of people take aspirin daily to lower their chances of having heart attack or stroke. A new study finds that for patients with a low risk for those diseases, that aspirin could actually cause very serious health problems.
Teen Basketball Player Saved On The Court After Collapsing During Game In Walnut CreekA 14-year-old basketball player’s life was saved over the weekend by an Automated external defibrillator (AED) after an apparent heart attack during halftime at a game. The medical device has become standard in all Walnut Creek facilities.