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Trump Announces that His Top Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow Had a Heart Attack

Larry Kudlow, President Donald Trump's top adviser on economic issues, had a heart attack on Monday and has been taken to the hospital, the president announced in a tweet from Singapore.

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Here Are 20 Things That Are Most Likely to Kill You (Hint: Not Sharks or Terrorists)

We humans are a strange lot. When we are not busy deluding ourselves into thinking we’re going to live forever, we’re busy being anxious that we are going to die a horrible death, courtesy of a shark, plane crash or bolt of lightning. And if we somehow avoid those catastrophes, certainly the terrorists will get us.

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Surviving Holiday Heart Attack Season: A Cardiologist's Advice

It’s almost that time of year: holiday heart attack season. More people die from heart disease between December 25 and January 7 than at any other time of the year. What’s the answer? Healthier food. As a cardiologist, I'm calling on hospitals to lead by example. Historically, some hospitals have been known for serving their heart attack patients breakfasts of bacon and eggs, conveying a message to patients and families that food does not matter.

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Three New Scientific Studies That Debunk Conventional Marijuana Myths

Fear-mongering headlines claiming that marijuana use causes birth defects, heart-attacks, and psychosis are common in the mainstream media. But newly published scientific evidence makes it clear that what is often portrayed as ‘conventional wisdom’ is really nothing more than ‘reefer madness.’

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The 20 Things That Are Most Likely to Kill You (Hint: Not Sharks or Terrorists)

We humans are a strange lot. When we are not busy deluding ourselves into thinking we’re going to live forever, we’re busy being anxious that we are going to die a horrible death, courtesy of a shark, plane crash or bolt of lightning. And if we somehow avoid those catastrophes, certainly the terrorists will get us.

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The Top 10 Fattest Cities in America

The whole world is getting fatter. One 2015 study, from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, found that an astounding 2 billion people around the globe are either overweight or obese, and that figure just keeps climbing. While the United States has been unseated as the world’s fattest country, we’re still home to 13 percent of the world’s fat population, despite making up less than 5 percent of the world’s total citizenry. (Taken together, China and India, the world’s most populous countries with a combined total of 37 percent of the world’s people, just pass us with 15 percent of the globe’s fat population.)

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Study: 3 to 5 Cups of Coffee a Day May Prevent Heart Attacks

People who drink three to five cups of coffee a day are less likely to develop clogged arteries that could lead to heart attacks, a study has found.

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The Latest Fearmongering Anti-Pot Propaganda, Heart Attack Edition

Editor's Note: Media fearmongering on marijuana is a decades-old tradition. Look closely at the arguments, read the texts of the studies and science they're based on, and the truth of the situation is often that a fraction of the danger is posed to public health, if at all. Paul Armentano, one of America's leading experts on the properties and science of cannabis dissects the latest unfounded hype about heart-risks posed by cannabis consumption. 

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Horrifying Callousness: Firefighters Refuse to Help Dying Man Because He Did Not Call 9-1-1

When 77-year-old Medric Cecil Mills collapsed of a heart attack right in a parking lot across the street from a Northeast Washington fire station, yesterday, his daughter begged nearby on-duty firefighters for help. They refused saying the victim had to call 9-1-1 first.  

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3 Scary Misconceptions About One of the Most Widely Prescribed Drugs for Heart Attack Prevention

With statin medications, used to prevent heart attacks, among the most widely prescribed drugs in the U.S., most people make certain assumptions:

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The 7 Patty Burger? Diner Chain Flips Off Nutritionists With Greasy Monstrosity

Steak n’ Shake just dropped what it hopes will be the ace of spades of novelty fast food items.  

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