Complications during pregnancy linked to a higher risk of heart disease, study finds

CNN — Five major pregnancy complications are strong lifelong risk factors for ischemic heart disease, a new study finds, with the greatest risk coming in the decade after delivery. Ischemic heart disease refers to heart problems, including heart attack, caused by narrowed or dysfunctional blood vessels that reduce blood and oxygen flow to the heart. … Read more

Damar Hamlin: NFL player thanks first responders and fans

CNN — Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin spoke publicly on Saturday for the first time since suffering a cardiac arrest on the field earlier this month in a video posted on social media. In the video posted on Twitter by the Bills, Hamlin said he decided to wait and speak publicly at the right time … Read more

Weight loss surgery extends lives, study finds

CNN — Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from such obesity-related conditions as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly 22,000 people who had bariatric surgery in Utah. Compared with those of similar weight, people who underwent one of four types of weight loss surgery … Read more

Alcohol Flushing Response May Increase Chances of Heart Disease

If you’re East or Southeast Asian, you’re probably very familiar with the alcohol flushing response—otherwise known as the “Asian glow.” After one or two drinks, your face and body grows redder than a sun-dried tomato, and people start asking you if you somehow got sunburned at the bar or party that night. The flushing response … Read more

Men who use Viagra are 25% less likely to suffer early death: USC study

Viagra apparently can help men with more than just erectile dysfunction. A new study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine found that Viagra lowers the risk of heart disease in men by up to 39% — and it even helps reduce the risk of early death. Researchers from the University of Southern California studied … Read more

Ravi Srinivasan, TIFF senior programmer, dies at 37

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Lisa Marie Presley’s memorial to be held at Graceland

CNN — A public memorial has been planned at Graceland for Lisa Marie Presley. The singer and songwriter died last week after being hospitalized following an apparent cardiac arrest. She was 54. According to a statement on Graceland’s website, the memorial is open to the general public and will be held at 9 am on … Read more

Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis Presley, dead at 54

CNN — [Breaking news story, published at 9:07 p.m. ET] Singer Lisa Marie Presley, the only daughter of the late Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley, has died, her mother confirmed in a statement to CNN. She was 54. “Priscilla Presley and the Presley family are shocked and devastated by the tragic death of their beloved … Read more

Damar Hamlin discharged after spending more than a week hospitalized due to a cardiac arrest

CNN — Damar Hamlin has been released after being hospitalized for more than a week due to a cardiac arrest he suffered during a “Monday Night Football” game earlier this month, the Buffalo Bills tweeted Wednesday. The 24-year-old Bills safety had been showing signs of accelerated improvement in the days leading up to his release … Read more

Damar Hamlin is beginning the next phase of recovery in a Buffalo hospital a week after cardiac arrest on the field

CNN — A week after NFL star Damar Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest on the field during a game in Ohio, the Bills’ safety was back in Buffalo, New York, where he is continuing the next stage of recovery Tuesday. Hamlin was transferred Monday from a Cincinnati hospital to another in Buffalo after doctors determined … Read more