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  • My Beautiful Heart

    By Ilana Angel

    June 30, 2013 | 9:15 pm

    I had a medical situation this weekend and spent most of my time in the hospital. It was scary, and at the same time humbling.  As I lay there alone, not wanting to alarm my son or family, I watched as they did an ultrasound of my heart.  It was the first time I have ever actually...

  • Man freed in killing of rabbi suffers heart attack

    March 25, 2013 | 12:40 pm

    A man whose sentence was overturned after serving 23 years for the killing of a Brooklyn rabbi had a massive heart attack a day after being freed.

    David Ranta, 58, had a heart attack last Friday. A New York State Supreme Court judge in Brooklyn had released him from jail the...

  • Rest in Peace Lynn Hudson

    By Ilana Angel

    August 18, 2012 | 8:41 am

    Chicago based reality television blogger Lynn Hudson has passed away.  She was a mother, wife, daughter, sister, friend, and beloved member of the blogosphere. Lynn passed away on her 49th birthday and the loss is shocking.  My heart is broken for her child and husband.

    Lynn was an...

  • Netanyahu talks to recovering Sen. Kirk

    March 20, 2012 | 10:25 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), who is recovering from a stroke.

    “The two discussed issues related to Iran and the urgent need for tougher sanctions,” said a statement Monday from the office of Kirk, who helped shape the most recent sanctions targeting Iran’s finance and energy sectors.

    “They agreed to remain in close contact on issues of mutual concern,” the statement continued.

    Kirk suffered a stroke in January.

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  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dead

    December 18, 2011 | 11:48 pm

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-il died of a heart attack while on a train trip, state media reported on Monday, sparking immediate concern over who is in control of the reclusive state and its nuclear program.

    A tearful television announcer dressed in black said the 69-year old had...

  • Michael Jackson’s personal physician sentenced to four years in prison

    By Ryan Torok

    November 29, 2011 | 11:50 am

    Dr. Conrad Murray, the physician who attended to Michael Jackson before the pop singer’s death, was sentenced to four years in prison and denied probation on Tuesday. Earlier this month, Murray was found guilty of one count of involuntary manslaughter of the late pop star who died in...

  • Expert propofal witness says jury right to convict Jackson doc

    By Ryan Torok

    November 7, 2011 | 4:07 pm

    Less than two hours after the guilty verdict against Michael Jackson’s personal physician Conrad Murray was issued, Jewish cardiologist Alon Steinberg, who testified as an expert witness against Murray, praised the jury’s decision.

    “Thank God the jury did the right thing,”...

  • Palestinian Authority prime minister suffers heart attack

    May 23, 2011 | 2:46 pm

    Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad suffered a heart attack while in Texas for his son’s college education, his spokesman told the Associated Press.

    Fayyad felt chest pains Sunday and went to an Austin hospital, where he had a heart attack, AP reported. He underwent...

  • Report: Mubarak suffered heart attack during corruption questioning

    April 12, 2011 | 2:05 pm

    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was taken to an intensive care unit after suffering a heart attack during questioning over corruption charges, AFP reported on Tuesday.

    The 82-year-old former president was deposed Feb. 11 after 18 days of popular protests and has been under house arrest in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh for the last two months.

    He was reportedly undergoing questioning over the killing of protesters and embezzling of public funds, when he suffered heart pains and was taken to a Sharm El-Sheikh hospital.

    Read more at Haaretz.com.

  • Heart and Soul

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    January 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    It's 7:30 on a Friday morning, and 15 participants in the Westside Family YMCA gym are busy moving their bodies to the rhythm of Duke Ellington's "It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing." Ranging in age from 58 to 86, the majority are enrolled in the YMCArdiac Therapy...

  • A Knight’s Tale

    By Anita Chabria

    September 6, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Philanthropist and art benefactor Sir Arthur Gilbert died at his Beverly Hills home Sunday of a heart attack. He was 88 and had struggled with cancer and diabetes. The Journal had slated the following profile of Gilbert, a leading philanthropist, art collector and businessman, to run...

  • The Kubrick Legacy

    By Ivor Davis

    March 18, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    The news of director Stanley Kubrick's death in England is a premature finis to an unprecedented career in film.

    To legions of fans and wannabe filmmakers, the 70-year-old filmmaker was a master. More than Welles, Hitchcock, Ford, Lean or Kurosawa, all of who received the Director's...

  • On Jews and Judaism

    By Ari L. Goldman

    July 10, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Ann Terrick, the rabbi's secretary, said that her boss wasn't taking calls but that she would dial him anyway. It's been a little more than two months since Rabbi Isaiah Zeldin, 77, was felled by a mild heart attack, but his voice booms through the receiver as he picks up the phone....
  • Matters of the Heart

    By Teresa Strasser

    June 5, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    She married him and lived his life. Impeccably groomed and almost pathologically calm, she saw him through law school, career advancement and a successful public career. She raised three children and worried about her husband's health, his stress level, his cholesterol intake.

    Then,...

  • f.y.i. / local report Good Hearts

    May 1, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Steven S. Cohen was a hard-working businessman, a good friend and the father of two young girls, ages 2 and 5, when he suffered a massive heart attack during a game of weekend basketball and died. He was 35.

    His friends channeled their shock and grief into helping to discover how and...

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