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New Health Warning Links Alcohol and Heart Problems
Dr. Jen Ashton and Dr. Richard Besser appear live on "GMA" to discuss new research on the dangers of excess alcohol consumption for your heart.
Deaths of Dawkins, Malone raise health concerns for NBA, retirees
NBA commissioner Adam Silver loved seeing Darryl Dawkins in his official role as an NBA Legend. Steeped in his Chocolate Thunder persona, the indestructible dunking force that earned cult status in the late '70s and early '80s, Dawkins toured the country in recent years to entertain league
Death of Partner Associated With Broken Heart, Literally
A "broken heart" may usually be used as a figure of speech, but a new study found that the death of a partner or spouse may be associated with people developing irregular heartbeats, putting them at risk for stroke or heart attack. The grieving participants in the study were at risk serious health
One-on-One With Kevin Nealon
A new poll and USA today reveals that 25% of our husbands because otherwise good violently the house and I mean I percent of our husbands because their houses goodbye when they leave their wives. For some reason that strikes a chord with the guys here. I classic line never gets old great moment.
5 Ailments You Didn't Know Yoga Could Treat
Downward dog devotees swear that yoga helps them tone up and chill out—and certainly, the mind-body benefits of a regular practice have been well documented. But the ancient art of breathing paired with movement can also be a treatment for very specific health problems, both physical and emotional.
Report Raises Safety Questions on Popular Blood Thinner
By Suneel Kamath, MD A scientific study released Wednesday suggests the makers of the blood thinner Pradaxa may have held back information that may have prevented serious bleeding complications among some of the million or so Americans using it. Meanwhile, the maker of Pradaxa, German...
Former NFLers Claim League 'Dealt' Drugs to Mask Pain
In the latest lawsuit against the NFL , eight retired players say they were illegally “dealt” drugs by team doctors and trainers to play through dangerous injuries. The 85-page class action suit, filed today in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, claims that the players were fed a “constant diet
Rich Peverley attends Stars game
DALLAS -- Stars forward Rich Peverley returned to American Airlines Center on Friday for the first time since collapsing after experiencing a cardiac event Monday. Peverley made the appearance, sitting in a suite, to see his teammates play at home against the Calgary Flames . He will head to
Rich Peverley goes to Stars game
DALLAS -- Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley returned to American Airlines Center for the first time on Friday since collapsing Monday after experiencing a cardiac event. Peverley made the appearance, sitting in a suite, to see his teammates play at home against the Calgary Flames before heading
6 Stroke Risk Factors All Women Should Know
For the first time in history, stroke-prevention guidelines have been released for women. And there is a good reason why we're being singled out. More than half of the 795,000 strokes that happen in the US annually occur in women. In addition, a recent study in the journal Neurology found that