J. California Cooper, prolific writer, dead at 82

...they were an easier path to a paycheck, has died at age 82.Cooper died early Saturday after experiencing several heart attacks over the past few years, her daughter Paris Williams said Tuesday.She lived most of her life in northern California...
Stopping diabetes starts right now

...Almost 80 million Americans are at risk for type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition that can lead to heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, or amputation of toes, feet, or legs. The great news is, you can return blood...
Fairbanks pollution initiative to appear on ballot

...micrometers or less is a health threat to the young, the elderly and the weakened. Fine particulate has been linked to heart attacks, decreased lung function and premature death in people with heart or lung disease.Air problems in Fairbanks start...
My Turn: 'Eye for an eye' shows neither strength or courage

...33 of whom were children. In Israel, Haaretz reported one fatality on Sunday - an elderly woman who died from a heart attack while seeking shelter from the rockets. Lopsided is the right word to describe the conflict. It was used by NBC News...
My Turn: Let's lead on paid leave

Forty years ago, my father died of a heart attack at the age of 52. I was 12, so as time goes by I remember less and less about him. But one vivid memory is of him always coming...
Today in Sports History

...Lou Graham.1986 - Len Bias, the second pick in the NBA draft made by the Boston Celtics two days before, dies of a heart attack induced by cocaine use.1992 - Evander Holyfield wins a unanimous decision over Larry Holmes to remain unbeaten and...
Village sues feds to open road in refuge

...birds.The lawsuit said Leff Kenezuroff, a plaintiff, has been medically evacuated to Cold Bay four times after heart attacks. After one episode, when planes could not fly, he was carried on a crab boat and hoisted to the dock in a crab pot...
Perks of 'vaping' to go up in smoke?

...irritant to people with asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder, and that it could trigger vasoconstriction or heart attacks."It's not safe to be using in public where non-smokers want to breathe clean air," Cox said.She also said...
Cops Round-up: Fair scare, fruitless search warrant, death investigation

...the door to her Marguerite Street home.Police found the woman was deceased and determined it was most likely from a heart attack, said Lt. David Campbell. It was ruled not suspicious, he said.The woman's friend had last seen her on April...
Outside Editorial: The EPA's rule on mercury will save lives

...Protection Agency's mercury standards. The regulation is expected to prevent up to 11,000 premature deaths, 4,700 heart attacks and 130,000 asthma attacks a year.Critics of the mercury rule have focused on its expense. The EPA estimates it...


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