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DMX's Family Asks for Prayers
Family of DMX:
We Need Your Prayers

Family of DMX: We Need Your Prayers

Rapper, 50, remains in 'vegetative state' after heart attack

(Newser) - Monday brings no reports of a medical rebound for rapper DMX. Instead, the family of the 50-year-old rapper is asking for prayers, reports People . DMX remains in what his former manager tells BuzzFeed is a "vegetative state" in White Plains Hospital after going into cardiac arrest on Friday night....

Update on DMX's Condition Is Not Encouraging

Lawyer says rapper is breathing, but brain activity is minimal

(Newser) - Saturday night brought an update on rapper DMX's condition , though not an encouraging one. His longtime lawyer, Murray Richman, confirmed that the rapper suffered a heart attack around 11pm Friday while at home. While TMZ has reported it was caused by an overdose, Richman said he did not know...

'Indescribable Pain' for MLB Player at Wife's Sudden Death

Noelia Brazoban, spouse of Diamondbacks' Starling Marte, died of a heart attack

(Newser) - It was a weekend of celebration for an MLB player and his family, followed by tragedy. USA Today reports that Noelia Brazoban, the wife of Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Starling Marte, has died of a heart attack. On Twitter , MLB Network's Jon Heyman noted Brazoban had reportedly been in the...

Bad Company Lead Singer Dead at 66
Bad Company
Lead Singer
Dead at 66

Bad Company Lead Singer Dead at 66

Brian Howe, also a solo artist, suffered cardiac arrest

(Newser) - Brian Anthony Howe, the former lead singer of rock band Bad Company, has died at 66. Howe suffered cardiac arrest Wednesday and died either at his Florida home or on the way to a hospital, a relative tells TMZ . The singer also suffered a heart attack in 2017. Howe replaced...

Love Your French Press? Your Heart Might Not
Don't Make Coffee This Way
if You Have High Cholesterol
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Don't Make Coffee This Way if You Have High Cholesterol

Researchers say filtered coffee fares better for longevity than boiled or press-style varieties

(Newser) - A Swedish study billing itself as the first to look at the tie between the way we brew our coffee and the risk of heart attacks and premature death says one type of brewing method appears healthier than the rest. The research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology ...

That's No Heart Attack. It's a Case of Coronavirus

Doctors scramble to figure out the link between heart disease and the virus

(Newser) - What looks like a heart attack can really be the coronavirus—a new twist doctors are navigating as patients flow into hospitals around the world, the New York Times reports. A Brooklyn patient, for example, had a troubling heart rhythm and signs of damaged heart muscle. Doctors moved to unblock...

Bernie Sanders' Slowed Pace? He 'Misspoke'

2020 candidate says he intends to run a 'very vigorous campaign'

(Newser) - After it was confirmed Bernie Sanders had a heart attack last week, the Vermont senator and 2020 presidential candidate spoke to the press and suggested he'd be slowing his pace. "I think we're going to change the nature of the campaign a bit," Sanders said Tuesday,...

Campaign Confirms: Bernie Had Heart Attack

Sanders has been released from hospital after getting stents, says he's ready to get back to work

(Newser) - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had a heart attack, his campaign confirmed Friday as the Vermont senator was released from a Nevada hospital. The 78-year-old was at a campaign event Tuesday when he experienced chest discomfort and was taken to a hospital, where he was diagnosed with a heart attack,...

Singer Revered by Kurt Cobain Dead at 58
Singer Revered by
Kurt Cobain Dead at 58
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Singer Revered by Kurt Cobain Dead at 58

Daniel Johnston cranked out dozens of albums

(Newser) - His iconic "Jeremiah the Innocent" frog graces the corner of Guadalupe and 21st streets in Austin, his struggles with mental illness were well-documented, and his songs have been covered and revered by everyone from the Flaming Lips and Kurt Cobain to Tom Waits. Now, Texas and the entire musical...

First Big Study Finds a 'Polypill' Cuts Heart Risks

It's got 4 medications to fight strokes, bad cholesterol, and high blood pressure

(Newser) - The idea has been around for two decades or so: Give people one pill containing different drugs to fight an array of heart ailments. Now, the first major long-term study of the concept is in the books—and researchers say it works, reports the BBC . The details are laid out...

One Direction Star 'Devastated' Over Death of Teen Sister

Felicite Tomlinson, younger sister of Louis Tomlinson, dead at age 18 of apparent heart attack

(Newser) - Felicite Tomlinson, the younger sister of One Direction star Louis Tomlinson, was trying to make some changes for her health, recently announcing she was giving up drinking and smoking. That, and her age, is what makes news out of London particularly shocking: The 18-year-old suffered a heart attack there and...

Miss Teen Universe Winner Dead at Age 20

Lotte van der Zee appeared to be in good health

(Newser) - A former Miss Teen Universe has died after suffering a totally unexpected heart attack two weeks ago, People reports. Lotte van der Zee was hospitalized and suffered organ failure before her death Wednesday at age 20. "Our pearl, our everything passed away on Wednesday evening March 6th at 22:...

Flight Attendant Dies During Flight From Hawaii

Emile Griffith apparently suffered a heart attack

(Newser) - Flight attendants had a stressful month as the government shutdown dragged on, and now there's further sorrow within their ranks. USA Today and the New York Post report that Emile Griffith died during a Hawaiian Airlines flight Thursday from Honolulu to New York, causing the plane to be diverted...

In Women's Heart Attacks, a Doctor's Gender Matters

Chance of death is greater with male doctor: study

(Newser) - Women suffering from a heart attack seem to have a better chance of survival if they're treated by a female doctor, according to a new study in PNAS . Using data on 582,000 heart attack patients admitted to Florida emergency rooms from 1991 to 2010, researchers found that women...

He Was Having a Heart Attack. He Really Wanted to Finish His Sod

First responders stepped in for Gene Work and finished his chore while he had surgery

(Newser) - It was a hot, humid day in Pasco County, Fla., on Saturday, and Gene Work was trying to beat the clock to lay down sod in his yard so he wouldn't face a fine from his homeowners association. But the 40-year-old, who was working with his brother-in-law Mark Rouco,...

White House: Kudlow Had 'Very Mild Heart Attack'

'He's doing fine,' wife says

(Newser) - Larry Kudlow is in good condition after a heart attack and "his doctors expect he will make a full and speedy recovery," White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said late Monday. President Trump disclosed that Kudlow had suffered a heart attack in a tweet minutes before his summit...

Top Trump Adviser Kudlow Has Heart Attack

President's economic adviser is hospitalized

(Newser) - Minutes ahead of his summit with Kim Jong Un, President Trump's Twitter feed announced that top economic adviser Larry Kudlow has been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack. "Our Great Larry Kudlow, who has been working so hard on trade and the economy, has just suffered a heart...

Kevin Smith Survives Massive Heart Attack

'If I hadn’t canceled show 2 to go to the hospital, I would've died tonight'

(Newser) - Kevin Smith says he's lucky to be "above ground" after suffering a massive heart attack Sunday night. The Clerks director shared the news in a tweet early Monday, along with a selfie including tubes and a hospital gown, per the Hollywood Reporter . "After the first show this...

Eric Garner's Daughter in Coma After Heart Attack

27-year-old activist is in grave condition, family says

(Newser) - Erica Garner, the 27-year-old daughter of Eric Garner , spent Christmas Day fighting for her life after what family members say was an asthma-induced heart attack. The anti-police brutality activist is one of the six children of Garner, who died in 2014 after being placed in a banned chokehold by New...

Boy Goes Into Cardiac Arrest After Biting Into Hot Dog

Doctors say he has Brugada syndrome

(Newser) - When a 9-year-old boy took a big bite out of a hot dog in Turkey, he didn't choke on it—but he still almost died. That's because, as tests following his resuscitation from cardiac arrest revealed, he has a rare genetic condition known as Brugada syndrome, which impairs...

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