stroke

Stories 1 - 20 |  Next >>

Anchor's On-Air Flub Marked 'Beginnings of a Stroke'
Anchor's Live
Report: 'Something
Is Going On
With Me'
in case you missed it

Anchor's Live Report: 'Something Is Going On With Me'

Turns out KJRH's Julie Chin was suffering 'beginnings of a stroke' on the air

(Newser) - A news anchor in Oklahoma who stumbled over her words during a live news broadcast last weekend she was suffering the "beginnings of a stroke." KJRH anchor Julie Chin said she "felt great" ahead of the newscast but suddenly experienced symptoms that "seemed to have come...

The Stroke Blindsided Me. So Did the Aftermath
The Stroke Blindsided Me.
So Did the Aftermath
OPINION

The Stroke Blindsided Me. So Did the Aftermath

D. Michael Whelan writes that those who treated him mostly ignored the emotional impact

(Newser) - It's totally understandable that D. Michael Whelan didn't realize he was having a stroke. As he writes in a column for NBC News , he was in his 20s, lean, a non-smoker and very light drinker, and free of issues like high blood pressure or high cholesterol. And what...

Fetterman Concedes Heart Condition: 'I Almost Died'

Doctor: Pa. Dem Senate nominee, who has atrial fibrillation, cardiomyopathy, will be OK if vigilant

(Newser) - If the recent status of John Fetterman's health has been a "mystery," a little bit more of that mystery has now been clarified. The Democratic nominee for US Senate out of Pennsylvania has been resting up since he suffered a stroke last month, but while his health...

Fetterman Leaves Hospital, Says He Won't Campaign Yet

Senate candidate says he'll take time to recover before hitting trail in Pennsylvania race

(Newser) - Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman was released from a hospital on Sunday, after being treated for a stroke and undergoing surgery to implant a pacemaker. "I could not be happier to finally be heading home to be with my family," he said in a statement, Politico reports. His...

Front-Runner Gets Pacemaker as He Awaits Results

John Fetterman, seeking Democratic Senate nomination in Pennsylvania, had a stroke days ago

(Newser) - On the day Pennsylvania Democratic voters going to the polls to decide whether to nominate him for the US Senate, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman had an appointment elsewhere. The front-runner in the primary had a pacemaker with defibrillator installed, Politico reports, days after he suffered a stroke . Fetterman's campaign...

Top Democrat in Senate Race Has Stroke but Isn't Quitting
Senate Candidate Has a Stroke

Senate Candidate Has a Stroke

John Fetterman says he's still in Pennsylvania Democratic primary on Tuesday

(Newser) - Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the leading Democrat in the state's high-profile Senate contest, has suffered a stroke but is on his way to a "full recovery," his campaign said on Sunday. Fetterman, 52, said in a statement that he wasn't feeling well Friday and went...

Dem Senator's Stroke Imperils SCOTUS Nominee
Democrat Is
Back in Senate
After Stroke
updated

Democrat Is Back in Senate After Stroke

Absence had threatened to complicate the Supreme Court confirmation vote for his party

(Newser) - Update: Sen. Ben Ray Lujan received a bipartisan standing ovation when he walked into a committee meeting Thursday. The New Mexico Democrat had been gone a month after suffering a major stroke. Lujan told reporters he's "back to work" and plans to be fully involved in the job;...

Stroke Ended the All-Star Career of JR Richard
Stroke Ended
the All-Star
Career of
JR Richard
obituary

Stroke Ended the All-Star Career of JR Richard

Astros star later overcame homelessness

(Newser) - JR Richard, a star starting pitcher for the Houston Astros during the 1970s whose career was ended by a stroke, died Wednesday. He was 71, Click2Houston reports. In a statement, the Astros said Richard "will forever be remembered as an intimidating figure on the mound and as one of...

Sinbad's Family Shares News of His Health

The 64-year-old has suffered a stroke

(Newser) - Sinbad's family has confirmed the 64-year-old recently suffered a stroke. The AP quotes the Adkins family as saying they shared the news "out of sincere love" for the comedian-actor, born David Adkins, and that "while he is beginning his road to recovery, we are faithful and optimistic...

Jim Bakker's Wife Reveals Why He's Taking Break From Show

Televangelist had a stroke, but is 'okay,' Lori Bakker announced Friday

(Newser) - More bad news for Jim Bakker, just two months after he was sued for offering a supposed coronavirus cure. On Friday, the 80-year-old televangelist's wife, Lori Bakker, announced he'd had a stroke and would be on hiatus from his Christian program The Jim Bakker Show, CNN reports. "...

Odd Virus Symptoms Crop Up: 'There's No Ventilator for the Brain'

Seizures, dizziness, and 'altered mental status' observed in some COVID-19 patients

(Newser) - Chris Cuomo recently described his COVID-19 symptoms, and in addition to the fever, shivering, and body aches typically associated with the coronavirus, the CNN anchor relayed a "freaky" anecdote about hallucinating images of his late father and other people from his past. It's not clear exactly what happened...

'Extraordinary Case' Leads to Record-Setting Pregnancy

Healthy baby girl born in Czech Republic to brain-dead mom who'd suffered stroke 117 days earlier

(Newser) - For nearly four months, Czech medical staff kept a brain-dead pregnant woman on life support, touching her stomach, moving her legs to simulate walking, and talking to her unborn child. On Aug. 15, the fruit of their efforts was born: a healthy baby girl, weighing 4 pounds, 11 ounces and...

Sharon Stone: Hollywood Was 'Brutally Unkind'

And the actor has health advice for women

(Newser) - Sharon Stone has news about her 2001 stroke: Hollywood was "brutally unkind" as she tried to recover, the Guardian reports. Appearing at a Women's Brain Health Initiative in Los Angeles, she tells Variety that everyone from "women in my own business to the female judge who handled...

His Neck Was Sore. What He Did for Relief Caused a Stroke

Oklahoma's Josh Hader suffered major stroke after neck-popping tore arteries

(Newser) - A sore neck that was nagging an Oklahoma man for weeks prompted him to try some stretching for relief—which led to an accidental popping of it, with unexpected and serious consequences. Josh Hader, 28, pressed down a little too hard on March 14 as he was applying his hand...

John Singleton Has a Stroke
John Singleton Is Hospitalized

John Singleton Is Hospitalized

The 'Boyz N the Hood' director had a stroke

(Newser) - Boyz N the Hood director John Singleton suffered a stroke this week and remains hospitalized, according to his family, the AP reports. Additional details, including his condition, were not immediately available. In a statement released Saturday, Singleton's family announced that the 51-year-old filmmaker was in ICU and "under...

Luke Perry Has Been Buried in Tennessee
Luke Perry 
Was to Wed
August 17

Luke Perry Was to Wed August 17

The news comes as Perry's death certificate reveals he's been buried in Tennessee

(Newser) - Luke Perry has been laid to rest in Tennessee, where the actor had owned a farm since 1995. His death certificate, obtained by USA Today and other outlets, says his body was transported from California to Tennessee and lists a funeral home near Nashville as having handled his burial, though,...

Here's What Can Cause a Stroke at 52

The risk factors can be different for middle-aged people, experts say

(Newser) - If you were left feeling concerned after Luke Perry's death after a stroke at age 52, wondering if you, too, are at risk at such a young age—you're not alone. Articles abound in the wake of his death explaining that strokes can happen at any age. But,...

Rock's 'First Great Wild Man' Suffers Stroke

It was said to be minor, though, meaning 83-year-old Jerry Lee Lewis may be performing again soon

(Newser) - Rock 'n' roll's "first great wild" man isn't likely to be tamed by his latest setback. That's per his publicist, who says that Jerry Lee Lewis will likely be performing again soon after a stroke he suffered on Thursday, per NBC News . "Last night,...

Celebs Shower Support Onto Luke Perry: 'You Got This'

Messages are pouring in from '90210' and 'Riverdale' co-stars, plus others

(Newser) - Riverdale and 90210 fans are still in shock over the news of actor Luke Perry's stroke , which he suffered in his California home on Wednesday morning, and some of his co-stars are sending out their support online. BuzzFeed and USA Today note the big names from both shows who...

Report: Luke Perry Has Massive Stroke

His rep confirms only that he's 'under observation' at hospital

(Newser) - Luke Perry, beloved star of the '90s classic Beverly Hills 90210 as well as the current favorite Riverdale, has suffered a "massive stroke," TMZ reports. Details are scarce, but sources say paramedics responded to a call from Perry's Sherman Oaks, Calif., home around 9:40am Wednesday...

Stories 1 - 20 |  Next >>
Popular on Newser
We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.