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Volkswagen’s ‘Little Darth Vader’ Max Page to Undergo Open Heart Surgery
Volkswagen’s ‘Little Darth Vader’ Max Page to Undergo Open Heart Surgery
Although you probably wouldn’t recognize Max Page, you have almost certainly seen him before. The 7-year-old played miniature Darth Vader in Volkswagen’s 2011 Super Bowl ad, a spot that is among the most popular in the history of the Big Game. After the commercial aired, Max made an appearance on ‘Today,’ where his mom revealed he had been diagnosed with a congenital heart defect at birth and has
Man Has Heart Attack at ‘Heart Attack Grill’ Restaurant
Man Has Heart Attack at ‘Heart Attack Grill’ Restaurant
A man eating at the Heart Attack Grill restaurant, whose tagline is ‘ Taste Worth Dying For,’  suffered a heart attack while dining on a “triple bypass burger” on Saturday. The man, in his 40s, was attended to by medical personnel who were called to the restaurant’s location in downtown Las Vegas by Heart Attack Grill owner, ‘Doctor’ Jon Basso, who unsurprisingly is NOT a doctor. The man is report
New Heart-Monitoring Device for Smartphones Could Save Your Life
New Heart-Monitoring Device for Smartphones Could Save Your Life
Swiss researchers say new technology that interacts with smartphones could revolutionize the treatment of heart patients. The device in question consists of four electrode sensors attached to the skin and linked to a radio module and computer chip that clips onto a patient’s belt. Data from the device is sent to a smartphone and can be viewed in real-time for up to 150 hours on a single charge. An
Sex Can Lead to Death, Says Study
Sex Can Lead to Death, Says Study
A new study has confirmed what doctors have long suspected: A sudden burst of moderate to intense activity, in particular sex, greatly increases your risk of suffering a deadly cardiac event. Researchers from Tufts University compiled data from 14 studies which explored the link between sex and heart attacks. They were able to conclude a person is 2.7 times more likely to have a heart attack dur