Rick Ross’s condition has deteriorated and he is currently in a Miami hospital on heart and lung support. TMZ reports Ross, 42, is in a cardiac intensive care unit on a form of life support called ECMO or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
Posts Tagged: cardiac arrest
This post, originally written on Feb. 24, 2016, is being bumped up because one of my loyal readers suffered a heart attack a few days after the New Year. She requested a Medical Minute post to warn her fellow Rose Garden members about the warning signs of a heart attack.
Please heed the warning signs. Black people are at greater risk for heart attacks due to the prevalence of high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes in the black community.
It can happen to you.
#NYPD cleared me out of the ICU leaving Erica BY HERSELF WITH NO EXPLANATION … We are at woodhull hospital. They are supposed to be bringing her out of her coma in less than an hour and the #NYPD cleared her support from the floor with no explanation.
— officialERICA GARNER (@es_snipes) December 26, 2017
The daughter of Eric Garner is in a medically-induced coma after suffering another cardiac arrest. Erica Garner, who protested against police brutality after her father died in 2014, is in critical condition at Woodhull hospital after suffered a heart attack on Saturday night.
Doctors say Erica had an enlarged heart which was discovered after she gave birth to her son in August. The 27-year-old suffered her first cardiac arrest a month after her son was born.
Erica’s mother told reporters her daughter was in a medically-induced coma.
Former Mr. California, Rich Piana has died after medics found him unresponsive inside his Florida home earlier this month. He was 46.
A new heart attack study in Minneapolis found that a high number of heart attack victims weren’t taking Statins — medications that lower “bad” cholesterol in the blood. Statins also works in the liver to prevent the formation of cholesterol
The study conducted by a group of Minneapolis cardiologists reviewed 1,000 patients who suffered their first heart attacks.
TMZ triggered a wave of despair on Black Twitter when the gossip tabloid erroneously reported famed viral video chef Auntie Fee died of a massive heart attack. Hours later, TMZ published an update of Aunt Fee’s condition after her family disputed the death reports on her official Facebook page.
Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher has died four days after suffering a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles. She was just 60 years old.
The actress was best-known for her role as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy.
Actor and comedian Ricky Harris has died of a heart attack at age 54.
Harris died on Monday, his manager Cindy Ambers confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.
Actor Alan Thicke, father of R&B singer Robin Thicke, passed away Tuesday at the age of 69. Thicke, who played Dr. Jason Seaver, the father on the 1980s TV sitcom Growing Pains, reportedly suffered a heart attack.
Afeni Shakur, the mother of the late rap legend Tupac Shakur, passed away at age 69 on Monday. She reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest at her home in Sausalito, Calif., Monday night and was pronounced dead just before 10:30 p.m. at a local hospital.