Nurses, Podcasters Team Up To Give Free Blood Pressure ScreeningsAfter a recent podcast on the subject of director John Singleton’s passing, Two Haute Mamas hosts decided to take some action.
Study: Infection Linked To Heart Attack, StrokeA new study released by the University of Minnesota says infections like pneumonia increase the risk for heart attack and stroke over a shorter time frame than chronic illnesses.
Man Dies Of Heart Attack After Break-In, Death Ruled As HomicideAuthorities say a 63-year-old Eden Prairie man died of a heart attack following a home invasion in October, and police are now investigating his death as a homicide.
Aspirin Disappoints For Avoiding First Heart Attack, StrokeAspirin is recommended now for lowering the risk of a second heart attack, stroke or other heart problem in people who already have suffered one.
Researchers Create Heart Attack Prediction ToolMedical researchers affiliated with Dallas-based UT Southwestern Medical Center have unveiled a web page designed to “calculate” a person’s risk level for heart attack or stroke.
Retired Minneapolis Officer Dies After Shoveling SnowThe Minneapolis Police Department says one of its retired officers died on Saturday after shoveling snow.
Rod Carew Returning To Target Field July 3For the first time since having heart transplant surgery, Rod Carew will be returning to Target Field next month.
Twins Blog: Rod Carew Speaks From The HeartTwinsFest is usually a chance for fans and players get excited about the upcoming season. But for one Hall of Fame player, he was simply thankful to just be there.
Carew Makes Triumphant TwinsFest Appearance After Massive Heart AttackRod Carew is about four months removed from a massive heart attack that nearly killed him. The 70-year-old Hall of Fame infielder has to carry a battery-powered device with him everywhere he goes to keep his heart on track.
Doctors Clear Rod Carew To Attend TwinsFest Next WeekendThe Minnesota Twins say Hall of Famer Rod Carew is healthy enough to attend the team's annual fan festival next weekend.
Minnesota Deputy Calls Out Drivers Who Didn't 'Move Over'A Minnesota deputy, fed up with drivers not moving over when they see lights and sirens, took action this week. More than 650,000 people have seen the post on Facebook by Chisago County Deputy Jim Mott.
Former Twin Rod Carew, Hall Of Famer, Hoping For Heart TransplantHall of Famer Rod Carew is hoping to qualify for a heart transplant after a massive heart attack two months ago. The 70-year-old Carew tells Sports Illustrated he was stricken while golfing alone in Corona, California, on Sept. 20.
Lifesavers Honored For Helping Heart Attack VictimA Twin Cities dad is alive thanks to the quick-thinking of strangers. VT collapsed on the tennis court at Lifetime Fitness in White Bear Lake on July 30, going into cardiac arrest while getting ready to serve in a tennis game.
Heart Attack Victim Saved By Hospital's Fast 'Door To Balloon' RateThe American Heart Association urges hospitals to have a quick "door to balloon rate." That's the time it takes to get a patient from the hospital doors to an operating room, where the blocked artery can be opened by inflating and deflating a tiny balloon.
Woman Reflects On Losing Husband During Pond Hockey TournamentThere has been an outpouring of support for the family of a man who died recently while playing in a pond hockey tournament. Greg Riebe suffered a heart attack at 46. He collapsed after a game at the North American Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Minnetonka last month.