Washington, D.C. – Gasoline-powered engines on boats, including onboard generators, produce carbon monoxide (CO), a colorless and odorless gas that can poison or kill someone who breathes too much of it.
Larger boats, such as houseboats, sometimes have generators that vent toward the rear of the boat. This venting poses a danger of CO poisoning to people on the rear swim deck or water platform.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is conducting a Death Investigation at 949 Silty Drive. The Department is treating it like all unattended deaths and processed it like any death scene.
At this time it appears to be natural causes, but the Department will wait for confirmation from Medical Examiner.
For more on the story, see: Clarksville Police Department investigating body found at Silty Drive and Bradfield Road
American Heart Association releases new video for National CPR Awareness Week which is going now through June 7th
American Heart Association debuts new “Heckling Fan” PSA to teach the two simple steps of Hands-Only CPR to a disco beat
Nashville, TN – Do you know the two simple steps of Hands-Only™ CPR? Then you’re ready to help save a life.
In recognition of National CPR Awareness Week (June 3rd – June 8th), the American Heart Association is continuing the national awareness campaign teaching Americans how to perform Hands-Only CPR to the beat of the Bee Gees’ hit “Stayin’ Alive.”
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is currently investigating an unattended death on Jack Miller Boulevard.
At this time, Police have no information that they can release. Also the next of kin hasn’t been notified.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today charged a Dickson, Tennessee man responsible for the death of an 18-month-old girl after he dropped her off deceased to her mother’s aunt’s home this morning stating he had fallen on her.
Edward Benesch, 26, of 620 Rocky Drive, was charged with one count of reckless homicide and one count of child abuse for the death of 18-month-old Somara Smith.
The risk of sudden cardiac death rose 8 percent for each five years of smoking
Dallas, TX – Women who are even light-to-moderate cigarette smokers may be significantly more likely than nonsmokers to suffer sudden cardiac death, according to new research in Circulation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology, an American Heart Association journal.
The findings indicate long-term smokers may be at even greater risk. But quitting smoking can reduce and eliminate the risk over time. «Read the rest of this article»
American Heart Association reports meditation may reduce death, heart attack and stroke in heart patients
Regular Transcendental Meditation may improve long-term heart health.
Dallas, TX – African Americans with heart disease who practiced Transcendental Meditation regularly were 48 percent less likely to have a heart attack, stroke or die from all causes compared with African Americans who attended a health education class over more than five years, according to new research published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
Those practicing meditation also lowered their blood pressure and reported less stress and anger. And the more regularly patients meditated, the greater their survival, said researchers who conducted the study at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville Police and Clarksville Fire Rescue respond to Residential Fire that takes the life of 80 year Old Woman
Clarksville Police and Fire Investigations are working in unison to determine the cause of a residential fire in which an 80 year old woman was found deceased inside.
Clarksville, TN – On November 5th, 2012, around 11:07pm, Emergency responders were called to the scene of a residential house fire at 10 Trahern Terrace.
Emergency personnel were on scene within three minutes and the house was already engulfed in flames.
Clarksville, TN – On August 15th, 2012 there was a fatality crash on the 101st Division Parkway and Ringgold Road. There were three cars involved in the crash. Tae Kang passed away at Gateway Medical Center shortly after the crash.
On September 25th, 2012, Alonso Tovar was charged with Failure to Yield Resulting in Death/Injury in the fatality crash. Tovar turned himself into the Montgomery County Jail, September 25th, 2012, around 4:30pm.
Astronaut Neil Armstrong 1930-2012
Washington, D.C. – The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden regarding the death of former test pilot and NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong. He was 82.
“On behalf of the entire NASA family, I would like to express my deepest condolences to Carol and the rest of Armstrong family on the passing of Neil Armstrong. As long as there are history books, Neil Armstrong will be included in them, remembered for taking humankind’s first small step on a world beyond our own.
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