Latest Heart health News

Heart attack patient killed when fire truck hits ambulance

Sep. 17, 2020 8:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A heart attack patient was killed Thursday when a fire truck crashed into the ambulance that was carrying him to a Brooklyn hospital, authorities said. The crash involving two Fire Department vehicles happened shortly before 1 a.m. in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. The fire truck was...

Georgia State quarterback cleared to play, no virus issues

Sep. 10, 2020 4:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — After initially being ruled out for the season with a coronavirus-related heart condition, Georgia State freshman quarterback Mikele Colasurdo has been cleared to play. The school announced Thursday that follow-up cardiac evaluations showed Colasurdo does not suffer from Myocarditis or any...

Georgia St QB out for season, virus-related heart condition

Aug. 20, 2020 3:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia State freshman quarterback Mikele Colasurdo will not be able to play this season after being diagnosed with a heart condition related to COVID-19. Colasurdo announced the diagnosis Thursday on his Twitter account, depriving the Panthers of a top prospect who enrolled in the spring...

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2019, file photo, Arizona Cardinals running back T.J. Logan (22) runs from Minnesota Vikings linebacker Cameron Smith (59) during the second half of an NFL preseason football game in Minneapolis. Smith will miss the 2020 season because of a heart condition. It was discovered after he tested positive for COVID-19 upon reporting to training camp two weeks ago. The Vikings made the procedural move on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, of waiving Smith with a non-football injury designation. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

Vikings LB Cam Smith to miss season due to heart condition

Aug. 10, 2020 7:34 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings second-year linebacker Cameron Smith will miss the 2020 season because of a heart condition that was discovered after he tested positive for COVID-19 upon reporting to training camp two weeks ago. The Vikings made the procedural move on Monday of waiving Smith with a...

President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing with reporters in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Telemedicine provider Teladoc to spend $18.5B on Livongo

Aug. 5, 2020 12:31 PM EDT

One of the nation’s biggest telemedicine providers will spend more than $18 billion to stoke an approach to care that grew explosively during the pandemic and recently received an endorsement from President Donald Trump. Teladoc Health Inc. plans to dive deep into managing the health of patients with...

FILE - In this March 10, 2019, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers bench coach Pat Murphy, center, talks with Chicago Cubs bench coach Mark Loretta (19) and the umpires before a spring training baseball game in Phoenix. Murphy suffered a heart attack during a Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, team workout, but team officials said he was resting comfortably and should be out of the hospital later this week. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Brewers' Pat Murphy 'resting comfortably' after heart attack

Aug. 2, 2020 10:18 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers bench coach Pat Murphy suffered a heart attack during a Saturday team workout at Miller Park, but team officials said he was resting comfortably and should be out of the hospital later this week. Brewers general manager David Stearns said the 61-year-old Murphy received a...

Swimming instructor who drowned in pool had heart condition

Jul. 28, 2020 2:56 PM EDT

CARMEL, Ind. (AP) — A swimming instructor who drowned last week in a pool at a suburban Indianapolis country club had a heart condition which ended his college swimming career, a swim coach said. Benny Liang, 22, was pronounced dead after he was found unresponsive on July 20 at the bottom of the pool at...