Tag Archives: Last Heart Attack

Sharing life-saving information with a friend…

…is not the same thing as proselytizing. From time to time, one of my friends gets a wake-up call. He feels some chest pains, goes to his cardiologist and is scheduled for immediate open heart surgery. This series of events … Continue reading

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Clinton or Cheney? Which heart treatment do you prefer?

Broccoli and Lentils OR Heart Transplant Surgery? Last week, former Vice President Cheney was in the news—receiving a heart transplant that he’d waited 20 months to receive. A veteran of five previous heart surgeries (ages 37, 43, 47, 59 and … Continue reading

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ConsumerReports. Deceptive “confusion” on Heart Disease

Title of Cover Story: The business of healing hearts — Cardiac care is a money-making machine that too often favors profit over science With a title like that, you might be thinking that your trusted ConsumerReports was going to provide you with information … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton — social change, urgency and activism

We simply don’t have time for the normal snail pace of social change. During “The Last Heart Attack” documentary, President Clinton spoke briefly about the dismal state of affairs with regards to our school lunches across the country — with … Continue reading

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$$ Dollars and Sense of “The Last Heart Attack”

Did you notice the advertisers who brought you this special? Whenever I see a program like this one, I like to go back and take note of who was paying for it. My very first blog back in February 2011, … Continue reading

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Oz takes “confusion over clarity” to a new level – TIME

The Oz Diet. No more myths. No more fads. What you should eat — and why. Leading off with a title like that, you’d expect to see some much-needed CLARITY on this crucial topic — but Dr. Oz’s cover article … Continue reading

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American Hangnail “Association.” Do we need one?

No. And we may not need one for heart disease very much longer… If you missed the CNN Special “The Last Heart Attack” this past Sunday, you will have several opportunities to see it — described later in this post. … Continue reading

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