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Hurricane Matthew Health Risks Can Last Long After Storm Passes
As Hurricane Matthew continues to churn just off the coast of Florida, nearly all hospitals throughout the state remain open and ready to help those injured or sick during the storm, according to authorities. While injuries such as lacerations, blunt-force trauma and concussions might be expected
Blood Clot Removal Could Help More Stroke Victims, Study Finds
The window for helping certain stroke patients with a potentially life-saving blood clot removal surgical treatment may be longer than previously thought, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Traditionally stroke is treated with medications that
Louisiana Flooding Survivors Face Health Risks During Clean Up
Deadly floods in Louisiana have already claimed six lives and led to at least 20,000 people being evacuated from the area, but the danger for residents isn't over when the water recedes. The potent mix of stagnant water and stifling heat can put survivors in the area at risk for a host of other
How to Stay Safe in the 'Heat Dome' Coming This Weekend
The dog days of summer are officially set to arrive this weekend with much of the continental U.S. expected to wilt under a what the National Weather Service is calling a "heat dome." The weather will "push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central U.S the agency
Teen Gets Heart Transplant Day After Spending Prom at Hospital
A Seattle teen says she feels "awake" again after getting a heart transplant the day after celebrating prom in the hospital. The surgery was eight years in the making since Isabella Anderson was told at age 10 that she would likely need a heart transplant to stay alive. Diagnosed as a child with
The Early Signs of Stroke You Need to Know—Even If You’re Young
In a very sad and shocking turn of events, social media star and model Katie May died last week after suffering a stroke . The New York Daily News reported that May, 34, had “tweaked her neck” when she fell during a photo shoot in late January, and that she had tweeted that she had “pinched a
Top Nine Revelations in Diana Nyad's New Book 'Find a Way'
Sharks, jellyfish, storms and 110.86 miles of open water couldn't stop Diana Nyad from making history. The superstar swimmer, then 64, conquered the route from Cuba to Key West on her fifth attempt, becoming the first to do so without a shark cage. Nyad opens up about her historical 2013 feat and
Billie Jean King Talks US Open, Serena Williams
The tennis legend shares her thoughts on the tournament and Serena Williams' attempt to win a Grand Slam.
Serena struggles with nerves, just like everyone else
NEW YORK -- Sam Stosur was "nervous as anything" sitting outside the women's dressing room before the 2010 French Open finals when her coached spotted Rafael Nadal walking by and jokingly asked, "Rafa, do you have any tips for nerves?" Nadal, who had already won four French titles and the next day
Long Hours at Work Increase Stroke Risk , Says Study
Workers who toil for long hours faced high risk of both stroke and heart attack.