Heart Attack

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Some Younger Women Being Blindsided By Silent Killer – Heart Disease

Younger women – some as young as their 20’s – are being blindsided by a silent killer.

05/19/2015

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Paramedic Saves Officer’s Life After She Suffers Heart Attack

Paramedic Rich Jones arrived early for his shift at the West End station last Wednesday. The first thing he heard was the scanner.

04/27/2015

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Man Killed By Pit Bull While Trying To Help Dog’s Ill Owner

Police in West Virginia say a pit bull attacked and killed a man who was trying to help the dog’s ill owner.

03/09/2015

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Australian Study Shows Anger Increases Risk Of Heart Attack

Two new studies are highlighting some factors that may increase a person’s risk of developing certain cardiovascular issues.

02/24/2015

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Local Couple Marries In ER After Groom Has Heart Attack On Way To Wedding

A local couple got hitched at Forbes Hospital after the groom suffered a heart attack on the way to the wedding.

04/28/2014

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Partner’s Death Prompts Man’s Crusade For Change In Federal Organ Donation Policy

A local man is fighting for change after he was told he couldn’t donate his late partner’s tissue, as he wanted.

03/28/2014

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Post Office Finds 1 Keepsake Containing Ashes Of Woman’s Brother

It’s a small jewel box with what appears to be a small silver locket inside, but in Jennifer Buhite’s world, it’s so much more than that.

02/26/2014

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Ashes Of Local Woman’s Brother Get Lost In Mail

In a locket around the neck of Jennifer Buhite is stored a small part of the love she has for her brother who just died in November.

02/21/2014

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Cold Weather Troubles The Heart

During a cold snap, heart attacks go up.

12/17/2013

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Democratic Political Operative Damon Andrews Dies At 63

Long-time Democratic political operative Damon Andrews passed away suddenly from a heart attack on Sunday evening.

12/17/2013

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Nurse Holiday Shopping Performs CPR On Woman In Cardiac Arrest At Walmart

A local woman who was finishing her holiday shopping was thrust into the middle of a life-changing and potentially life-saving situation.

12/16/2013

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New Heart Attack Plan Being Put In Place For Region

Emergency care for heart attacks is getting a new focus.

11/07/2013

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Teamwork Saves Man With Heart Attack At Work

If you had a heart attack at work, would your co-workers know what to do?

08/22/2013

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Coroner: Taser Had Nothing To Do With Former Police Chief’s Death

The Washington County coroner has determined that a Taser played no role in the death of a former police chief in Rankin last year.

07/18/2013

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Woman Found Wandering Along Parkway After UPMC Visit

The Parkway East, Monroeville, three miles from the Rodi Road exit, where a woman found herself walking a few weeks ago.

07/16/2013

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