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A Heart Attack? No, It Was the Coronavirus

A Heart Attack? No, It Was the Coronavirus

The 64-year-old patient arrived at a hospital in Brooklyn with symptoms looking like those seen in patients having a serious heart attack. An electrocardiogram revealed an ominous heart rhythm. The patient had high blood levels of a protein called troponin, a sign of damaged heart muscle. Doctors rushed to open …

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Cholesterol’s Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age

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WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Cholesterol‘s impact on heart attack may differ by age, new research suggests. The study found that younger heart attack patients are much more likely to have significantly low levels of HDL (“good”) cholesterol, rather than high levels of LDL (“bad”) cholesterol. The findings …

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Iraq base attack: US launches retaliatory strikes on Iran-backed fighters

US troops walk as a US Army C-47 Chinook helicopter flies over a village near Mosul

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Two Americans and a Briton were killed in a rocket attack on a base in Iraq on Wednesday (file image) The US has launched retaliatory air strikes against a pro-Iranian militia group in Iraq, after a rocket attack killed two of its soldiers. The …

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Australian Nurse Treats, Survives His Own Heart Attack

News Picture: Australian Nurse Treats, Survives His Own Heart Attack

By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A nurse stationed on Australia’s isolated far west coast experienced chest pain and dizziness — signs of heart attack — but he was almost a hundred miles from the next nearest medical facility. So he pushed past the pain …

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Rocket Attack Kills Three U.S. Coalition Members in Iraq

Rocket Attack Kills Three U.S. Coalition Members in Iraq

BAGHDAD — A volley of rockets struck a sprawling military base north of Baghdad Wednesday evening, killing three service members, two of them Americans and one British, according to a United States official and an Iraqi military officer, both in Iraq. The attack came less than three months after a …

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2 Americans and 1 British national killed in rocket attack on base in Iraq

Pentagon identifies Marines killed in 'intense' clash with ISIS fighters in Iraq

US Central Command spokesman Capt. William Urban confirmed that two US service members and one coalition service member were killed in the Katyusha rocket attack. The US will go after the perpetrators inside Iraq, a second defense official told CNN, adding that based on weapons and tactics used, there is …

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US, UK troops among 3 dead in rocket attack in Iraq: US official | News

US, UK troops among 3 dead in rocket attack in Iraq: US official | News

Multiple rockets hit an Iraqi base housing United States and coalition troops on Wednesday, and an assessment of the incident is under way, said a senior official from the administration of US President Donald Trump. “We are closely following the situation at Camp Taji,” the official said. “We are not …

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Seek Help Fast If You Have Heart Attack Symptoms on Vacation

News Picture: Seek Help Fast If You Have Heart Attack Symptoms on Vacation

SATURDAY, March 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Headed out on vacation? Beware of heart attack: It’s the leading cause of natural death among travelers. If you have heart attack symptoms on the road, getting immediate medical care can improve your odds of long-term survival, according to a study presented Saturday …

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A Home Near ‘Green Space’ Could Cut Heart Attack Risk

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TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Spending your golden years in a place with lots of trees and other vegetation can be visually pleasing – and it also might be good for your heart, according to a new study. University of Miami researchers crunched the numbers to …

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Old Trafford guards accused of racist attack on 19-year-old worker | UK news

Police are investigating claims of a racially-aggravated assault at Manchester United’s football stadium, after a 19-year-old hospitality worker said he was attacked by security guards and left with a fractured eye socket as he tried to get to work at the ground. Greater Manchester police confirmed on Tuesday that they …

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