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Knowing That Time Counts – Heart Attack Patient Saved In 7 Minutes

Doctors say anyone experiencing symptoms that could be a heart attack should call 911 immediately.

CBS 11–04/22/2015

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Officials: New Plano Smart Phone App Will Save Lives

Imagine being able to double, or possibly triple, the chance of someone surviving a heart attack. Officials say a new app being used in one Collin County city will do just that.

CBS 11–04/20/2015

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FDA Approves New Type Of Heart Failure Drug

Patients with chronic heart failure, a disabling, deadly disease that worsens as the heart gradually pumps less efficiently, are getting a much-needed new option with U.S. approval Wednesday of a novel drug.

04/15/2015

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Fatal Heart Attacks Occur On Christmas More Than Any Other Day

Researchers, more than a decade ago, found that more fatal heart attacks occur on Christmas Day than any other day of the year.

CBS 11–12/18/2014

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Okla. Inmate Dies Of Heart Attack After Botched Execution

An Oklahoma inmate whose execution was halted Tuesday because the delivery of a new drug combination was botched died of a heart attack.

04/29/2014

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Study: Diabetic Heart Attacks And Strokes Falling

In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

04/16/2014

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Experts Defend New Heart Attack Prevention Advice

Heart experts who wrote new guidelines for preventing heart attacks and strokes are defending a formula that some doctors say overestimates risk for certain groups.

11/18/2013

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FDA Trans Fat Ban Has Some Texas Companies Changing Recipes

One North Texas sweet shop owner said his average customer is not concerned about whether their donut is made with an oil containing trans fat or one that is trans fat-free, but the FDA cares and made a first time ruling concerning trans fats.

CBS 11–11/07/2013

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Memorial & Concert All Remember Radio Host Kidd Kraddick

It’s been nearly three weeks since Kidd Kraddick’s sudden death at a golf tournament for his “Kidd’s Kids” charity. Thursday night fans honored his memory by giving to that charity at the first-ever “Kidd’s Kids Concert”.

CBSDFW.COM–08/15/2013

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President Bush’s Heart Scare A Reminder For Women As Well

Heart disease is the number of killer of women in the U.S., responsible for one in every four deaths.

CBS 11–08/06/2013

Country singer Randy Travis performs at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee (credit: y Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nancy Jones)

No Heart Surgery For Singer Randy Travis, Still In ICU

The public relations team representing country music star Randy Travis says the singer has not undergone heart surgery, but remains hospitalized in critical condition.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2013

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Changes From Your Health To Your Wallet With Daylight Saving

It’s that time of year again! This weekend time will officially change — meaning we set our clocks forward and lose an hour of sleep. Now there’s proof that hour can cause big changes in everything from health and mood, to retail spending.

CBSDFW.COM–03/08/2013

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