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Study Finds Sugar Substitute Xylitol Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke


*Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic have discovered a link between higher levels of the sugar alcohol xylitol and an increased risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke. Led by Stanley Hazen, M.D., Ph.D., the team “confirmed this association through extensive patient analysis, preclinical research models, and a clinical intervention study,” the Cleveland […]

Panera’s ‘Charged Lemonade’ Blamed for Teen’s Near-Fatal Heart Attack

Panera's 'Charged Lemonade' Blamed for Teen's Near-Fatal Heart Attack

*A Pittsburgh teenager suffered cardiac arrest after consuming Panera Bread’s “Charged Lemonade,” according to a recent lawsuit. Luke Adams, 18, of Monroeville, Penn., is the fourth reported instance of severe heart issues associated with the beverage. The beverage has “more caffeine in its large size than a 12-ounce Red Bull and a 16-ounce Monster Energy […]

Darryl Strawberry: After Suffering A Heart Attack Former MLBer Resting in St. Louis Hospital

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*Former professional baseball player Darryl Strawberry recently revealed a harrowing health scare, disclosing that he suffered a heart attack on Monday evening. However, thanks to the swift actions of medical professionals, his life was spared, and he is currently recuperating in a hospital. The incident took place in the St. Louis area, where the three-time […]

Joe Jackson Alert, Feeling Good After Stroke, Heart Attacks

*At 87, Joe Jackson has turned into the iron man, so to speak. We say that because he’s doing well after a series of medical emergencies … so well in fact we hear he’s he’s cracking jokes in his hospital bed. On Sunday we reported that he suffered a stroke and partial blindness. Well that […]

Former NBAer Anthony Mason Suffers Heart Attack ; Fighting for Life

*(Via MSN News) – Former NBA player Anthony Mason is said to be fighting for his life as he battles serious heart problems following a heart attack. NBA writer Peter Vecsey reported on Mason’s condition Wednesday via Twitter: Sickened to report, ex-Knick Anthony Mason fighting for life. Congestive heart failure, heart attack, four surgeries, last one […]