Tag: heart attack

Walk, don’t run, your way to a healthy life

Walk, don’t run, your way to a healthy life

| April 4, 2015 | Reply

Courtesy of the American Heart Association The American Heart Association wants people to lace up and get moving! These days, we’re spending more time at work and sitting in front of a screen than ever before. We’re becoming less active, which can increase our risk of heart disease, stroke and other diseases. Simply walking has […]

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I had a heart attack

I had a heart attack

| April 3, 2015 | Reply

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Nothing was more startling than when a cardiologist looked me directly in the eyes and said matter-of-factly: “It looks like you had a heart attack.” I was dumbfounded. When? Where? How much damage was done? Why didn’t I know it? It certainly didn’t feel like I had suffered a […]

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A hard head makes a soft tail

A hard head makes a soft tail

| August 26, 2014

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. When I was a kid, and I performed an antisocial act, my parents would say, “A hard head will make a soft tail.” Not fully understanding this statement, I would continue unintentionally aggravating my parents and suddenly without warning, I would get a firm slap (at least two), on my […]

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The sexual and sensual heart

The sexual and sensual heart

| January 13, 2014

Today, I would like to concentrate on the male sexual heart when it gets injured due to a heart attack. Specifically, his thoughts and fears about sexual relations after an attack.

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Clot busters save organs

| August 28, 2013

Make sure that if you are experiencing symptoms of an early heart attack or stroke, that you are able to get to a hospital where there is a clot busting team on staff 24 hours a day. It is extremely important that a clot be busted within a three hour window.

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