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Muamba Seen For First Time Since His Heart Stopped

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Fabrice Muamba is a soccer player from England who recently collapsed on the field… due to cardiac arrest!

The 23-year-old man's heart suddenly stopped while playing.

He was medically "dead" for an incredible 78 minutes as paramedics gave him mouth-to-mouth and 15 defibrillator shocks before

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Andy Rooney's College Roommate Goes Into Cardiac Arrest - AND Is Then Revived - While Attending His Memorial!

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The friends and loved ones of the 60 Minutes reporter suffered another tragedy today.

Andy Rooney's former roommate, Bob Ruthman, went into cardiac arrest while he was attending Rooney's memorial luncheon. Ruthman and Rooney both attended Colgate University in the 1940s, and have remained friends for over 60 years.

Parademics rushed to the Century Club in New York and found a wheelchair bound Ruthman in the bathroom. Although he was initially thought to have died, new reports reveal that he was revived, and is currently in intensive care at a New York Hospital.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to him, as well as his family, during this difficult time.

Get well soon

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Alice Ward, Portrayed by Melissa Leo In The Fighter, Has Passed Away

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She may be gone, but she will certainly be remembered.

Alice Ward, who was portrayed by Melissa Leo in The Fighter, has passed away at 79-years-old.

According to family friend John Descoteaux, Alice died yesterday at a Boston hospital after being removed from life support. She had gone into cardiac arrest back in January, and ceased breathing for over 30 minutes.

Our thoughts go out to Alice's family and friends during this difficult time.

[Image via WENN.]

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Obesity Alone Raises Risk Of Fatal Heart Attack

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Obesity Alone Raises Risk Of Fatal Heart Attack

To all of the men out there, in case you needed more motivation to lose weight, a new study found that simply being obese dramatically raises men’s risk of dying from a heart attack, regardless of whether or not they have other health problems.

Yikes.

It’s easy to think that heart attacks are a result from multiple factors, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol and arterial disease, but this study confirms that simply being obese can push you over the edge.

Said study author Jennifer Logue:

"Obese, middle-aged men have a 60% increased risk of dying from a heart attack than non-obese middle-aged men, even after we cancel out any of the effects of cholesterol, blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors."

If you’re at risk, hit the gym and start eating right! If you’re unsure how to start, go see a nutritionist! Don’t wait! Do it NOW!

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Celebrity Yoga Guru Dies Suddenly At 45

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Celebrity Yoga Guru Dies Suddenly At 45

This is tragic.

Jules Paxton, a yoga trainer who worked one-on-one with the likes of Sting, Denise Rich, Donna Karan, and Barbara Streisand passed away on Friday.

An ambulance arrived at his house in response to a report of a man suffering cardiac arrest. Sadly, Paxton died shortly after they go there.

The actual cause of death won’t be known for sure until an autopsy is performed.

Paxton lived a life giving back to people by teaching them how to be more in tune with their body and mind.

He will be missed.

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