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March 17, 2015 2:08 PM Liam Neeson’s son Micheal talks about losing his mom « Celebrity Gossip and Movie News

Approaching the sixth anniversary of his mother Natasha Richardson‘s death, Micheál Neeson, 19, says he “hit rock bottom.” On March 16, 2009, Natasha suffered a fall while taking a beginner skiing lesson at Mont Tremblant Resort in Quebec. After refusing hospitalization, she began having headaches. Natasha died on March 18, 2009, from an epidural hematoma 32

March 16, 2015 5:06 PM GM ignition-switch death toll rises to 67

General Motors said Monday that at least 67 people had died as a result of defective ignition switches in its vehicles, raising the death toll in its delayed-recall scandal. The GM independent compensation fund said that 133 death claims remained under review. The death toll stood at 64 a week ago as the fund processes compensation claims for fatalities 21

March 15, 2015 5:35 PM Experimental anti-cholesterol drug shows promise

People taking an experimental drug called Repatha (evolocumab) for high cholesterol were half as likely to die or suffer a heart attack or stroke as those taking conventional statins, researchers said Sunday. The findings were based on 4,465 patients who were studied for one year after completing an earlier phase of the drug's safety and efficacy testing 24

March 15, 2015 3:30 PM Experimental cholesterol drugs cut heart risk, but questions remain

San Diego (Reuters) - Studies of a new class of experimental cholesterol-lowering drugs signal that they may reduce by half the risk of heart attack and other major cardiovascular problems compared to standard treatment alone. Doctors at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology, where the studies were presented, called the results "encouraging 27

March 14, 2015 8:50 PM CT scan, other tests equally effective for heart patients

Standard stress tests and CT scans used to diagnose heart problems are equally effective in helping patients avoid death and heart attacks, researchers said Saturday. But a patient who undergoes a CT scan for initial diagnosis is less likely to need subsequent tests, doctors told the annual gathering of the American College of Cardiology in San Diego 29

March 7, 2015 5:40 PM Fifth Wesleyan University student arrested over 'bad batch' of party drug Molly that nearly killed two and hospitalized 10 others

A fifth student at Wesleyan University has been arrested in connection with a 'bad batch' of party drug Molly that resulted in the hospitalization of 12 people, including two in a critical condition. Abhimanyu Janamanchi, 21, was among those treated at Hartford Hospital, 20 miles north of the college's campus in Middletown, Connecticut, on February 22 after 23

February 25, 2015 9:17 PM Daily tasks predict hospitalization, death for heart failure patients

(Reuters Health) – - Heart failure patients who struggle with daily tasks like bathing or dressing are more likely to be hospitalized and tend to die sooner than those who are more independent, according to a new study. More than five million people in the U.S. have heart failure, meaning their hearts cannot supply enough blood and oxygen to other organs 25

February 25, 2015 5:15 PM In Mexico, protesters drive bus into police lines

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Protesters drove a bus into police lines in the Pacific coast resort of Acapulco, injuring at least seven officers, according to Mexican federal officials. The Interior Department said that five protesters also were injured in the confrontation Tuesday evening, which came after thousands of protesters had tried to block entrances to the Acapulco 24

February 24, 2015 5:51 PM NSAIDS may boost bleeding risk after heart attack

(Reuters Health) - For people taking drugs to prevent blood clots after a heart attack, adding pain relievers like ibuprofen may lead to bleeding, stroke or another heart attack, according to a new study. Anyone who has had a heart attack should be prescribed both aspirin and clopidogrel, blood thinners that make platelets less sticky and reduce the risk of clots 25

February 17, 2015 4:32 PM GM ignition-switch death toll climbs to 56

The General Motors death toll from faulty ignition switches has climbed to 56 from 51 as the automaker's independent compensation fund weighs claims after the massive car recall. The fund, in its latest report released Monday, said it still is reviewing 1,388 total claims for deaths and injuries linked to the ignition switch defect that may allow the key to unintentionally 23