OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has approved the creation of a new heart and vascular disease research center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
BOSTON (AP) — The nation's longest-running multigenerational study of cardiovascular disease has received a $38 million grant that will help researchers explore the biology of aging.
A new report estimates that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of heart or blood vessel disease, a medical milestone that's mostly due to recent guidelines that expanded how many people have high blood pressure.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An autopsy report says a 25-year-old Oklahoma man who died after being tased by police more than two dozen times likely died of cardiovascular disease that was made worse by drug use and exertion.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dozens of mayors and the country's top health official are gathering in South Carolina to make a stand against heart disease.
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin says mayors from four dozen cities are joining him Saturday to celebrate World Heart Day with a "Move with the Mayor " event. It's in partnership with the National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Medical examiners have released the cause of death for a Fort Wayne police officer who collapsed following a foot chase.
The Allen County Coroner's Office said Tuesday that 50-year-old Officer David A. Tinsley died of cardiovascular disease.
Tinsley collapsed Monday night after the chase that resulted in the arrest of a suspect. Police say the 16-year veteran was returning to his vehicle at the time. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
CHICAGO (AP) — Northwestern Medicine has received a $25 million donation to develop artificial intelligence to treat heart disease.
The gift from the Bluhm (BLOOM) Family Charitable Foundation was announced Tuesday. The foundation was formed by Chicago philanthropist and real estate developer Neil Bluhm, who in 2005 donated funds to create the Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute and recruit Dr. Patrick McCarthy as executive director.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Medical examiners in Las Vegas have determined that comic Ralphie May's death was from high blood pressure and heart disease.
Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg (FYOU'-den-berg) told The Associated Press on Wednesday the round-faced comedian whose body was found Oct. 6 at a home in Las Vegas died of heart failure due to hypertensive cardiovascular disease.
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — Authorities say their investigation into the death of Grammy-winning Tejano star Emilio Navaira (nah-VY'-rah) shows he died of natural causes due to cardiovascular disease.
The New Braunfels Police Department said Thursday that it's completed its investigation into the 53-year-old singer's death and found no sign of foul play.
Officers were dispatched to Navaira's home in New Braunfels on May 16 after relatives found him unconscious and...
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