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‘SNL’ alum Colin Quinn jokes about recovery after heart attack

“Saturday Night Live” alum Colin Quinn may have almost lost his life after a Valentine’s Day heart attack, but he certainly hasn’t lost his sense of humor. Quinn, 58, took to Twitter Monday to thank his fans and friends for ...

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You can actually suffer from a broken heart

A “broken heart” is actually a thing — one that can strike even if you’re healthy. The medical condition is officially known as takotsubo cardiomyopathy. It is thought to be brought on by acute stress heart, which makes the heart ...

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Noise pollution linked to heart disease

Everyday noise pollution isn’t just hard on your ears. It’s bad for your heart, says a new study. “There is no doubt that noise makes us sick,” investigators told MedicalResearch.com. People and animals exposed to frequent, loud noise had higher ...

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Pennsylvania dog had $50G life-saving heart surgery in France

A Pennsylvania Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is healing nicely after being flown to France for life-saving surgery that came with a hefty price tag. The dog, Sophie, of Levittown in Bucks County, needed a repair to her mitral valve. The ...

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Rory McIlroy reveals he’s been dealing with heart irregularity

Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy stunned the golf world by revealing he’s been dealing with “an irregularity with my heart.” McIlroy made the admission in an exclusive interview with The Telegraph. “I suffered a really bad viral infection in China ...

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‘John Lithgow: Stories By Heart’ review: sweet but slight

Midway through his sweet but slight solo Broadway show, “Stories By Heart,” John Lithgow addressed the audience. “Now, if you excuse me, I’m going to tuck in my shirt,” he said. “Sadly, that may be the most memorable moment of ...

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Coinbase: The Heart of the Bitcoin Frenzy

Advertisement SAN FRANCISCO — The booming stock market of the 1920s had the New York Stock Exchange. The tech bubble of the 1990s had Nasdaq and E-Trade. And the virtual currency market of the last year has had Coinbase. Coinbase ...

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New Apple Watch accessory monitors heart rhythms

The FDA will allow you to wear your heart monitor on your sleeve. The Food and Drug Administration approved an Apple Watch accessory that will monitor your electrocardiogram right from your wrist. The AliveCor Kardiaband EKG reader has been approved ...

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Scientists create patch to repair damage caused by heart attacks

Biomedical engineers at Duke University developed a “heart patch” to cover and repair heart tissue damaged by heart attacks that’s just as strong and active as real tissue. The study surrounding the advancement, published in Nature Communications, details how this ...

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Speed eating can lead to obesity and heart disease: study

Slow down when eating your Thanksgiving dinner this year. Speed in gobbling down your food could be linked to obesity, heart disease and diabetes, says a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017. In the study, ...

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