A study released Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that the diabetes drug Avandia increases the risk of heart attack. NewsHour health correspondent Susan Dentzer explains the findings.
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News of the death of former military dictator Augusto Pinochet has rocked the South American nation of Chile, prompting widespread celebrations, but also anger in a country still split by the former strongman's 17-year reign.
People should receive angioplasties to unclog arteries in the first 90 minutes following a heart attack, though they often don't receive the treatment in time, the American Heart Association said at a recent meeting. An expert discusses this and other…
Widely condemned for his role in the largest corporate bankruptcy in history, Enron founder Kenneth Lay, who died Wednesday at the age of 64, leaves behind many unanswered questions. Two experts discuss the unaswered questions of Lay's life and the…
International war crimes judges reported that former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic, on trial in The Hague for crimes committed during the Balkan wars, is at serious risk of a heart attack and should consider not serving as his own counsel.
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