NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Delays that are outside a hospital's control often prevent doctors from unblocking a heart attack patient's arteries right away, according to a new study that also found the delayed patients are more likely to die in the hospital. Full story
When writer Michael Hainey was a child, he was told that his father died of a heart attack after working the late shift at his Chicago newspaper job. But something about that story didn't sit right with Hainey, who spent 10 years talking with family and his father's friends about what really happene
Soul singer Fontella Bass, 72, has died following complications from a recent heart attack. She was most famous for her hit 1965 pop song “Rescue Me.” TODAY’s Natalie Morales reports.
Pam Holmes, a grandmother of three, is the newest member of the Joy Fit Club after losing 178 lbs. She decided to turn her life around after her doctor ordered an EKG and informed her that she’d already suffered a heart attack. Now she is walking 5K’s and loves the feeling of getting breathless afte
Dr. Mehmet Oz chats with TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie about his interview with Rosie O’Donnell, in which the actress and comedian opened up about her heart attack this summer, and discusses the signs of heart attacks in women.
Broken hearts appear to mimic heart attacks – which are caused by blockages – because the heart is stunned, resulting in a temporary malfunction. Johns Hopkins has started tracking fatal heartbreak. NBC’s Nancy Snyderman reports.
FILE - APRIL 22: Folk musician Richie Havens has died of a heart attack at 72 years old. Havens performed at Woodstock and is known for the Billboard Top 100 song "Here Comes the Sun." UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 01: ALEXANDRA PALACE Photo of Richie HAVENS
File picture shows Social Democratic party floor leader Peter Struck as he rings the bell to start a meeting of the faction at the lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, August 26, 2008. Struck, 69, died of a heart attack on December 19, 2012. Picture taken August 26, 2008. REUTERS/Fabr
File picture shows parliamentary floor leader of the German Social Democratic Party Peter Struck as he arrives for a party leaders meeting at the resort hotel Schwielowsee in Werder, south of Berlin September 7, 2008. Struck, 69, died of a heart attack on December 19, 2012. Picture taken September
German Defence Minister Peter Struck smiles during a news conference in Berlin in this July 22, 2002 file photo. Struck, 69, died December 19, 2012 of a heart attack. REUTERS/stringer/Files (Germany - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY)