Cavs owner Dan Gilbert suffers stroke, remains in hospital

Sports 05/27/19, 21:31

Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert remains hospitalized and is "resting comfortably" after suffering a stroke.The 57-year-old was taken to a Detroit-area hospital Sunday by a friend after not feeling well, and he had the stroke while getting medical care, Quicken Loans CEO Jay Farner said in a statement Monday night.Farner said ...

John Singleton of ‘Boys N the Hood’ hospitalized with stroke

Entertainment 04/20/19, 15:31

Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton suffered a stroke last week and remains hospitalized, according to his family. Additional details, including his condition, were not immediately available.In a statement released Saturday, Singleton's family announced that the 51-year-old filmmaker was in ICU and "under great medical care.""On Wednesday, April 17th ...

Study challenges health benefits of moderate drinking

Health 04/04/19, 18:00

It might just be enough to kill your buzz: A new study challenges the idea that a drink or two a day could actually be good for you.In a study conducted in China, the researchers found that moderate drinking slightly raised the risk of stroke and high blood pressure. They ...

Jerry Lee Lewis cancels shows, is recovering from stroke

Entertainment 03/19/19, 10:22

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has been transferred from a hospital to a rehabilitation center following a stroke last month, but will have to cancel upcoming shows, including his appearance at the New Orleans Jazz Festival.According to a statement from his neurologist released Monday, the 83-year-old Lewis is ...

Apple Watch may spot heart problem but more research needed

U.S. 03/16/19, 09:58

A huge study suggests the Apple Watch can detect a worrisome irregular heartbeat at least sometimes — but experts say more work is needed to tell if using wearable technology to screen for heart problems really helps.More than 419,000 Apple Watch users signed up for the unusual study, making it ...

Update: Plane with Algerian leader takes off from Geneva

World 03/10/19, 10:12

The Latest on Algeria's president (all times local):4:05 p.m.An Algerian government plane believed to be carrying President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has taken off from Geneva airport after about two weeks of medical treatment in Switzerland.Algerians gather for a demonstration in Algiers, Friday, March 8, 2019. A festive crowd of thousands of ...

Hampton coach cherishing time after suffering stroke in June

Sports 01/09/19, 02:11

David Six knows he is fortunate to be alive.Hampton's coach has cherished being able to lead the Lady Pirates after suffering a stroke on June 27."It was a near-death experience," Six said before Hampton faced Columbia in New York last week. "You don't see things the same."The 55-year-old coach, who ...

Former CIA chief Michael Hayden hospitalized after stroke

Politics 11/23/18, 16:07

Former CIA Director Michael Hayden has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke earlier this week. A statement released Friday by Hayden's family says he is "receiving expert medical care." Hayden, who is 73 and a retired Air Force general, led the CIA under President George W. Bush from 2006 to early 2009. ...

Battey returns to court for Colorado after suffering stroke

Sports 11/06/18, 03:16

Just the other day, the 6-foot-8 redshirt freshman quietly slipped on his Colorado basketball jersey for a photo shoot.Instant tears. A simple task he doesn't take for granted .Last December, Evan Battey was playing hoops with his buddies when his right leg went numb. Then, his right arm. He tried ...

Obesity surgery may lower heart attack danger in diabetics

Health 10/16/18, 11:09

Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight loss.The study tracked about 20,000 severely obese patients with Type 2 diabetes. Those who had weight loss surgery had a 40 percent lower chance ...

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