Topic: Los Angeles CA
Dallas, TX – More than a third of stroke patients don’t get to the hospital by ambulance, even though that’s the fastest way to get there and the quickest way to get vital treatment, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal.
Researchers studied records on more than 204,000 stroke patients arriving at emergency rooms at 1,563 hospitals participating in the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke quality improvement program in 2003-10.
Los Angeles, CA – Theplayed the Los Angeles Kings close through two periods, but the Kings go on a four goal romp in the third to beat the Predators 5-1 at the Staple Center.
Jeff Carter scores three goals for the Kings for a natural hat trick. It was the fifth hat trick of his career. Two of the goals came within 19 seconds of each other in the third.
Part of Wider Effort to Protect Taxpayers, Prevent Refund Fraud
Washington, D.C. – Continuing a year-long enforcement push against refund fraud and identity theft, the Internal Revenue Service today announced the results of a massive national sweep in recent weeks targeting identity theft suspects in 32 states and Puerto Rico, which involved 215 cities and surrounding areas.
The coast-to-coast effort against 389 identity theft suspects led to 734 enforcement actions in January, including indictments, informations, complaints and arrests. The effort comes on top of a growing identity theft effort that led to 2,400 other enforcement actions against identity thieves during fiscal year 2012.
Written by Sgt. Joe Padula
Fort Campbell, KY – Top Gear, an American motoring television series on the History Channel, is scheduled to air their second episode of its third season, February 5th, which was filmed inside the gates of Fort Campbell, KY during this past fall.
The week long production combined Hollywood magic with the military might of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), as the Screaming Eagle Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team and 159th Combat Aviation Brigade became part of the show’s cast.
Los Angeles, CA – In the eight round of the shootout, Nashville Predators’ Sergei Kostitsyn moves in quickly with a little left and right move to bang the goal past Los Angele Kings’ goaltender Jonathan Quick to give the Predators a 2-1 win Thursday night at the Stables Center.
Pekka Rinne made the save against the Kings’ Simon Gagne at the beginning of the eight round to give Kostitsyn his shot at the win. «Read the rest of this article»
American Heart Association Meeting Report states Heart-related deaths increase in winter regardless of climate
Maintaining healthy behaviors, such as eating well and exercising, is important in winter, researchers said.
Los Angeles, CA – No matter what climate you live in, you’re more likely to die of heart-related issues in the winter, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2012.
“This was surprising because climate was thought to be the primary determinant of seasonal variation in death rates,” said Bryan Schwartz, M.D., lead author of the study. «Read the rest of this article»
Los Angeles, CA – If you look old, your heart may feel old, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2012.
In a new study, those who had three to four aging signs — receding hairline at the temples, baldness at the head’s crown, earlobe crease, or yellow fatty deposits around the eyelid (xanthelasmata) — had a 57 percent increased risk for heart attack and a 39 percent increased risk for heart disease. «Read the rest of this article»
American Heart Association says recreational cocaine use linked to conditions that cause heart attack
The Australian study is the first to document some of these cardiovascular abnormalities in seemingly healthy cocaine users long after the immediate effects of cocaine have worn off.
Los Angeles, CA – People who regularly use cocaine socially have stiffer arteries, higher blood pressure and thicker heart wall muscle than non-users, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2012.
Los Angeles, CA – An experimental device converted energy from a beating heart to provide enough electricity to power a pacemaker, in a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2012.
The findings suggest that patients could power their pacemakers — eliminating the need for replacements when batteries are spent. «Read the rest of this article»
Space Exploration Technologies Dragon spacecraft splashes in the Pacific and brings with it NASA Cargo from International Space Station
Written by Josh Byerly
Houston, TX – A Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 2:22pm CDT Sunday a few hundred miles west of Baja California, Mexico. The splashdown successfully ended the first contracted cargo delivery flight contracted by NASA to resupply the International Space Station.
“With a big splash in the Pacific Ocean, we are reminded American ingenuity is alive and well and keeping our great nation at the cutting edge of innovation and technology development,” said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.
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