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Tom Sizemore Dead at 61
Tom Sizemore
Dead at 61

Tom Sizemore Dead at 61

'Saving Private Ryan' actor never recovered from brain aneurysm he suffered last month

(Newser) - Tom Sizemore, the Saving Private Ryan actor whose bright 1990s star burned out under the weight of his domestic violence and drug convictions, died Friday at age 61. The actor had suffered a brain aneurysm on Feb. 18 at his home in Los Angeles. He died in his sleep Friday...

Aneurysm Leaves Actor in Critical Condition
Manager on
'There Is No
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Manager on Sizemore: 'There Is No Further Hope'

Family of 61-year-old actor, in coma after brain aneurysm, are making 'end-of-life' decisions

(Newser) - It's not good news for Tom Sizemore. The 61-year-old actor, who collapsed in his Los Angeles home earlier this month after suffering a brain aneurysm from a stroke, remains in a coma in critical condition, and his manager says it's not going to get better from here. "...

Emilia Clarke: Parts of My Brain 'No Longer Usable'

'It's remarkable that I am able to speak' after aneurysms, actor says

(Newser) - Emilia Clarke says she's missing "quite a bit" of her brain after two painful brain aneurysms. Clarke, who played Daenerys Targaryen on HBO's Game of Thrones, previously wrote about suffering the life-threatening aneurysms in 2011 and 2013. The first, coming just as she'd finished wrapping up...

Update on White Sox Pitcher Who Collapsed

Danny Farquhar 'progressing well,' per his medical team

(Newser) - White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar is talking to his doctors and family after surgery over the weekend to address a ruptured aneurysm that occurred during Friday night's game against Houston, reports the AP . Farquhar, a married father of three children, remains in critical but stable condition in the intensive...

Pitcher's Brain Hemorrhages in the Dugout

Danny Farquhar remains in critical condition

(Newser) - A Chicago White Sox pitcher suffered a ruptured aneurysm that caused his brain to hemorrhage during a Friday game in Chicago, the Chicago Tribune reports. Danny Farquhar, 31, had just given up a double and a homer in an inning of relief against the Houston Astros when he vomited and...

Organs From 13-Year-Old Girl Save 8 Lives

Jemima Layzell, who died of a brain aneurysm, breaks a UK record

(Newser) - Eight people, including five children, have a 13-year-old organ donor to thank for their lives—and that donor has entered the UK record books. The Guardian reports on Jemima Layzell, who collapsed from a brain aneurysm while helping prep for her mom's birthday party in March 2012. Jemima died...

Further Tragedy for Family of Boy Brutally Mauled by Dogs

Tracy Dowdy Fain suffered stroke, aneurysm while at hospital with son

(Newser) - "It's just unreal," Sandra Moore tells Fox 5 . "I just don't know how much more we can take." Moore's grandson, 7-year-old Ethan Fain, was mauled by two dogs who pulled him out of a tree and attacked him last Christmas Eve in Georgia....

What Led to the Stroke That Apparently Killed Bill Paxton

TMZ: death certificate notes complications after valve replacement surgery for aneurysm

(Newser) - It's been just over a week since the world found out about the sudden death of actor Bill Paxton at the age of 61, and now there's reportedly more info on what happened. Per an apparent copy of Paxton's death certificate now in the hands of TMZ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ohio Rep. Tubbs Jones Dies After Brain Aneurysm
Ohio Rep. Tubbs Jones
Dies After Brain Aneurysm

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...

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