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A Man Was Bitten by a Cat. 6 Weeks Later, He Was Dead

4-inch-wide aneurysm was caused by bacteria common to pets' mouths

(Newser) - A Toronto man is dead after a cat bit him on the right thumb—but the cause is so rare that doctors wrote up a case study in the World Journal of Clinical Cases warning other physicians to be on the lookout for the unusual cascade of events. Animal bites... More »

Joni Mitchell Expects 'Full Recovery' After Aneurysm

Conservator says singer 'is speaking, and she's speaking well'

(Newser) - Joni Mitchell's friend and conservator is setting the record straight on the Canadian singer's condition after she was rushed to the hospital in March. Though singer David Crosby claimed Mitchell was "not speaking yet" in an interview with HuffPost Live on Friday, Leslie Morris approved a statement... More »

Martha Stewart's Sister Dead at 59

Laura Plimpton died of brain aneurysm

(Newser) - Martha Stewart's younger sister, Laura Plimpton, died suddenly yesterday at age 59. "She woke up Monday morning at 5:30am, did her one hour of elliptical and treadmill, then showered and felt ill enough to call her husband, Randy, for help," Stewart, 73, says in a statement... More »

So, What Was Pope John Paul II's 2nd Miracle?

Floribeth Mora says he healed her brain aneurysm

(Newser) - As promised, more details have been released on the second miracle that got Pope John Paul II cleared for sainthood . Floribeth Mora, a 50-year-old Costa Rican woman, told her story publicly for the first time today, tears in her eyes. She developed a brain aneurysm in 2011 and had no... More »

Aneurysm Kills Bruno Mars' Mom

Bernadette Hernandez was 55

(Newser) - The 55-year-old mother of pop star Bruno Mars died suddenly yesterday of a brain aneurysm, a publicist for his Atlantic Records label tells the AP . Bernadette Hernandez died at Queens Medical Center in Honolulu. She was a singer and hula dancer who immigrated from the Philippines, and was credited as... More »

Ron Jeremy Will Stay in Hospital for Weeks

He's recovering from surgery for heart aneurysm

(Newser) - Porn star Ron Jeremy is recovering from emergency surgery to repair an aneurysm near his heart, but TMZ reports that doctors won't let him leave the hospital for at least two weeks. The 59-year-old drove himself to Cedars-Sinai in LA yesterday with chest pain, and doctors quickly admitted him... More »

Porn Star Ron Jeremy in Critical Condition

He needs surgery for heart aneurysm

(Newser) - Porn star Ron Jeremy needs emergency surgery for a heart aneurysm, reports TMZ . Doctors found the problem after the 59-year-old drove himself to a hospital in Los Angeles with chest pain. His agent tells the website that Jeremy is in critical condition in the ICU and will have surgery... More »

Coffee, Sex, Nose-Blowing Linked to Strokes

Exercise can also trigger ruptured aneurysm, study finds

(Newser) - A new study suggests some strange stroke risk factors: coffee, sex, exercise, and ... nose-blowing? All could lead to a burst blood vessel in the brain. The activities increase blood pressure, which boosts the risk of a ruptured aneurysm, says the Dutch study of 250 patients over three years. Coffee triggered... More »

Ohio Rep. Tubbs Jones Dies After Brain Aneurysm

(Newser) - Ohio Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, the first black woman to represent Ohio in Congress, has died of a brain aneurysm, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Tubbs Jones, 58, suffered a brain hemorrhage while driving her car near Cleveland yesterday. The five-term congresswoman, a staunch supporter of Hillary Clinton, was also... More »

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