Boy on work experience creates code to save heart attack victims

Work experience often involves little more than tea-making or watching office workers glued to their screens. But one schoolboy put his placement at Barts Heart Centre to much better use — by helping devise an award-winning system to save heart attack victims.  Ben Wald, 16, came up with the idea of surgeons “writing” a patient’s…

7 signs you’re having a heart attack and need to get to the hospital immediately

en we lost our beloved General Leia and Carrie Fisher last year to heart attack complications, we were reminded how serious heart health is for women everywhere. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the number one killer of women in America. One in every four women who passed away in 2013 died from a…

AUNTIE FEE ON LIFE SUPPORT AFTER MASSIVE HEART ATTACK

We were first told by Fee’s nephew Sosten Price and sister Ayesha that the 59-year-old died Tuesday after the medical emergency. However, we’ve now learned she’s on life support surrounded by family at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center after being rushed by ambulance. Auntie Fee, whose full name is Felicia O’Dell, went viral in 2014 after posting her…

Ibuprofen Can Increase Heart Attack Risk, Study Suggests

Ibuprofen Leads to Heart Attack, Study Suggests A new study out of Denmark shows people who took over-the-counter NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), including Ibuprofen, had an increased risk of heart attack. The 10-year study, published Wednesday in the European Heart Journal, looked at 30,000 Danish patients who had heart attacks outside of a hospital. Researchers…

‘He’d be dead:’ Heart attack victim saved by doctors at Cowtown Marathon

Joel King, right, with his wife Erika at Medical City Fort Worth on Friday. King suffered a heart attack, but doctors at the nearby Cowtown Marathon helped save his life. Courtesy of Medical City Fort Worth. BY RYAN OSBORNE FORT WORTH Doctors stationed at the Cowtown Marathon last week helped save a man’s life —…

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