Loneliness Can Be a Real Heartbreaker

By Sydney Murphy HealthDay ReporterHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Social isolation and loneliness put people at a 30% higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death from either, a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) warns. The statement also highlights the lack of data on interventions that could … Read more

Chief Medical Officer’s COVID comment leaves the vulnerable gasping

After CMO Paul Kelly recently likened COVID deaths to “reaping”, disabled woman Siobhan Simper says she feels let down and urges State and Federal Governments to reconsider their current approach to COVID. AT THE Australian Medical Association (AMA) National Conference on Friday, Federal Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Paul Kelly fielded a question about COVID-19 deaths … Read more

Shane Martin dead: Cause of death revealed for Dustin Martin’s father

The coroner’s findings have revealed that Shane Martin, the father of AFL superstar Dusty Martin, died of cardiovascular disease late last year with drugs and steroids in his system. The 54-year-old died face down and alone after suffering a heart attack at his Mt Maunganui home in New Zealand on December 17, 2021. Subsequent post-mortem … Read more

Western Sydney a hotspot for diabetes, according to Census data

When Jaybee Serrano had a sudden pain in his neck four years ago, he went straight to the emergency department at Blacktown Hospital. Key points: Diabetes is the leading cause of heart attacks, strokes, heart failure and kidney disease Exercise and healthy eating lowers your risk of developing the disease Sydney’s western suburbs are home … Read more

Mount Gambier woman spends night in Royal Flying Doctor Service hangar waiting for ambulance to transfer her to Flinders Medical Centre

A critical shortage of paramedics has left South Australian patients in limbo, including a Mount Gambier woman who was reportedly left waiting overnight in a hangar after having a heart attack. Key points: A woman waited 11 hours for an ambulance in a Royal Flying Doctor Service hangar She had been flown from Mount Gambier … Read more

Taree preview: Jeff Englebrecht prepares final runners after 40 years training

After nearly 40 years in the business, popular Wyong horseman Jeff Englebrecht will hang up his stopwatch but is hoping to end his training career on a high note at Taree. Jeff Englebrecht will saddle up his last runners at Taree on Tuesday after almost 40 years as a trainer. Part of a famous Hunter … Read more

Gleycy Correia dead at 27: Miss Brazil dies after operation

Gleycy Correia, from Macae, south-eastern Brazil, died on June 20 after the operation left her suffering “massive bleeding and a cardiac arrest”. A beauty queen who was once crowned Miss Brazil has died at the age of 27 after a routine tonsil operation went horribly wrong.Gleycy Correia, from Macae, south-eastern Brazil, died on June 20 … Read more

Could a Broken Heart Have Killed Husband of Slain Texas Teacher?

May 27, 2022 — In a seemingly endless stream of tragic news out of Uvalde, TX, the husband of a slain teacher died Thursday just after returning home from her memorial. Irma Garcia was one of two teachers gunned down, along with 19 students, at Robb Elementary School Tuesday. Family members said Thursday that her … Read more

Teacher Irma Garcia was killed in the Texas school shooting. Her husband died two days later: “Joe died of a broken heart.”

Fourth-grade teacher Irma Garcia was one of two faculty members killed on Tuesday during a mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas. On Thursday morning, her husband and high school sweetheart Joe died from what family members said was a “medical emergency.” “I truly believe Joe died of a broken heart,” Irma Garcia’s cousin … Read more

Lower Incomes May Mean Lower Survival After Heart Attack

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) — If you’re poor and have a severe type of heart attack, the chance you’ll live through it is significantly lower than that of someone with more money, new research shows. The finding underscores the need to close a divide in health care that … Read more