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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2006 file photo, former Syrian vice president and foreign minister Abdul-Halim Khaddam speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, in Paris, France. Khaddam who was one of the most influential figures in Syria before he defected in 2005 to France has died in Paris Arab media outlets reported Wednesday, April 1, 2020. He was 87. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File)

Syrian ex-VP, foreign minister dies of heart attack in Paris

Apr. 1, 2020 11:48 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Abdul-Halim Khaddam, a former Syrian vice president and foreign minister who was one of the most influential figures in the country before defecting in 2005 to France, has died of a heart attack in Paris, his son said Wednesday. He was 87. Jihad Khaddam told The Associated Press his father...

Rescuers airlift captain off ship near Maryland coast

Mar. 11, 2020 8:36 AM EDT

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Rescuers air lifted the captain of a cargo ship off a vessel near the Maryland coast Tuesday after the man began experiencing symptoms of a heart attack, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The cargo ship was about 25 miles (40 kilometers) off the coast of Ocean City around 10:20 a.m. when...

Kendall Ware, one of three men who gave Dave Corless CPR after he had a heart attack while working out at the Summerville YMCA in January, talks with Corless, his wife Kathy and daughter Kristy Blanco, left, after a special ceremony at Trident Medical Center Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Ware, Dwayne Stephens and Herb Franklin were honored at the ceremony. (Brad Nettles/ Staff/The Post And Courier via AP)

Former basketball star reunited with heroes who saved him

Mar. 1, 2020 12:01 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Donning a Carolina blue shirt with the recognizable UNC logo, Dave Corless was all smiles on Feb. 25. He knows he’s one of the lucky ones. After participating in a water aerobics class last month at the Summerville YMCA, the former North Charleston High School basketball star...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders I-Vt., waves with his wife Jane after his speech at a campaign event in Tacoma, Wash., Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Questions about Sanders' health linger after heart attack

Feb. 19, 2020 11:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders says he doesn't plan to divulge additional information about his health, months after suffering a heart attack on the campaign trail and subsequently pledging to release “comprehensive” medical records. “I think we have released a detailed medical...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Las Vegas, hosted by NBC News and MSNBC. (AP Photo/John Locher)

The Latest: Sanders: Democrat with most delegates should win

Feb. 19, 2020 11:09 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The latest on the 2020 presidential campaign and Democratic debat e (all times local): 8 p.m. Bernie Sanders is the only Democratic candidate on the debate stage who thinks the candidate with the most delegates should win the party’s presidential nomination even if he or she doesn't...

FILE - In this Thursday, April 19, 2001 file photo, a surgeon and assistants perform open heart bypass surgery on a patient at a hospital in Mesa, Ariz. (oru Kawana/East Valley Tribune via AP)

80 is not the new 70: Age may bias heart care, study finds

Feb. 19, 2020 5:00 PM EST

People are more likely to buy things when prices end in 99 cents rather than rounded up to the next dollar, or cars with mileage under 1,000 instead of past that mark. Now researchers say something similar might be happening with age perception and heart surgery. A U.S. study out Wednesday finds that heart attack...

A healthy heart

Feb. 16, 2020 12:01 AM EST

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — Rhonda Pierce says she came down with a mysterious illness in July 2019 that she believes may have saved her life. “No one knew what it was; I wound up in the hospital for 10 days, and I spent five or six days in the ICU with some tremendously mysterious...