Heart Disease

Teacher Dies Of Heart Disease While At West Side SchoolJames Dasher, 58, collapsed while at work at Spencer Technology Academy, 214 N. Lavergne, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Missing Glencoe Man Died Of Cold ExposureThe body of the man — since identified as the 82-year-old Caplin — was found about 10 a.m. Saturday on the Edens Expressway near north suburban Northbrook, on Illinois Tollway property.
Elderly Blue Island Man Dies Of HypothermiaAn 80-year-old man from south suburban Blue Island who had dementia died of hypothermia Monday night after leaving his house, authorities said.
Northwest Suburban Man Is County’s 7th Cold-Related DeathA northwest suburban man who died Sunday is the seventh cold-related death of the season in Cook County.
Renowned Sun-Times Sportswriter Lacy J. Banks DiesThe Chicago Sun-Times is mourning the loss of a renowned sports writer Lacy J. Banks.
Palmer House Works To Raise Awareness Of Heart Disease In WomenFebruary is American Heart Month -- an attempt to focus the nation's attention on heart disease.
Experts: Sitting All Day Is 'Killing Us'Many of us spend our day sitting down, but it's one of the worst things you can do for your health. CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist reports about a few simple changes that make a big difference fast.
'Macho Man' Savage Died From Heart DiseaseA medical examiner says something went wrong with professional wrestler "Macho Man" Randy Savage's heart before he crashed his car and declared the cause of death as heart disease.
Awareness Spreading For Women And Heart DiseaseHeart Disease is the leading killer of women, but heart month is here, and awareness is spreading.
Woman Found In Bed During Fire Died Of Heart DiseaseA woman found in a CHA senior housing building by firefighters during a blaze that injured two people Thursday morning suffered heart problems and did not die from fire-related injuries, a Friday autopsy found.
Homeless Man Found Dead Near Compactor Was Not CrushedThe homeless man who was found dead Monday morning near a trash compactor on Lower Michigan Avenue was not crushed by the compactor but died of heart disease, an autopsy Tuesday found.
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