Pulmonary Embolism News
Insuring a Good Time: Travel Protection Can Save Bundles
Dear ABC News Fixer: I was diagnosed last October with a massive pulmonary embolism. My family and I were scheduled to leave on a vacation to Mexico the next month. I was unable to fly due to my condition. Fortunately, I had bought trip insurance through Travelocity and got a flight credit.
Francona has chest pain, doesn't manage Indians on Tuesday
WASHINGTON -- Terry Francona did not manage the Cleveland Indians in Tuesday night's 3-1 victory over the Washington Nationals after complaining of chest pain while speaking to reporters before the game. The Indians said Francona was examined by the Nationals Park EMTs and remained at the stadium
The Cruel, Unrelenting, Back-Breaking, Knee-Busting Anti-Logic of the NBA Schedule
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 29 NBA Body Analytics Issue. Subscribe today! TO THE UNTRAINED EYE , Kristaps Porzingis looked fresh and rested as he walked into the Quicken Loans Arena for a late-December game in Cleveland. And for the first three quarters, he played that way. But
Mother Dies Shortly After Giving Birth to Triplets, Community Rallies to Help
A Kansas community is rallying to help a family after a mother of five died less than two weeks after giving birth to triplets. Casi Rott, 36, died last month after returning home from the hospital, according to her husband Joey Rott. She had previously been hospitalized for a blood clot, but had
Serena Williams, Tiger Woods and racial identity in sports
You can't miss the term "black excellence" pulsating through Claudia Rankine's provocative story on Serena Williams in last week's New York Times magazine. Though Serena never goes there herself, the acclaimed poet and professor takes the journey for her, living vicariously through Serena's sass
Mother Who Fought to Get Pregnant Daughter Off Life Support Wants Laws Changed
A Texas woman who fought to get her brain-dead daughter off of life support is hoping a new bill in the state legislature can help families avoid an ordeal similar to the one she went through when making end-of-life decisions. “The state not only tied our hands, but those of the doctors and the
Are Bill O'Reilly and Henry Kissinger 'Simpatico' on Global Mercenary Force?
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger supports Bill O’Reilly’s idea of a global anti-terrorism mercenary force, the Fox News host told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. “I was with Henry Kissinger last night,” O’Reilly said Sunday on “This Week.” “And he told me my idea of a...
Bill O'Reilly: Was General Patton Assassinated?
Bill O'Reilly joins George Stephanopoulos to talk about his new book, Killing Patton, and explains why he thinks there was something sinister behind the death of the military giant.
Serena Williams Blames 'Bug' for Strange Symptoms
Serena Williams said she’s “heartbroken” to leave Wimbledon and blamed a “bug” for the strange symptoms that caused her to forfeit her doubles match Tuesday. The 32-year-old tennis star, who won the U.S. Open last fall, was forced to forfeit the match after struggling to bounce, catch and serve the
Pulmonary Embolism After Hit-and-Run Kills Capitol Hill Staffer
Lisa Radogno , a congressional staffer on Capitol Hill, was talking on the phone with a friend from her Washington, D.C., home on Tuesday when she suddenly had difficulty breathing. The friend called 911, but when rescuers arrived, Radogno was already unconscious and not breathing. “Just seeing