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Hollywood screen idol Tony Curtis dies at 85

The handsome and enigmatic star, with a memorable career spanning over six decades and roles in over 140 Hollywood movies, died in his Nevada home of a heart attack on Wednesday night.

Annual flu shot can reduce risk of heart attack

Protection against winter flu, say scientists, makes it less likely that one will develop chest infections, which can trigger heart attacks. Research indicates that paying the doctor an annual visit for a flu vaccination can slash the risk of a heart attack by twenty-five percent. The study was conducted on some 80,000 people aged 40 […]

Elvis Presley: Gone too soon

The King of Rock n’ Roll passed away at 42 after suffering a violent heart attack while in the bathroom. The man who, as Jimmy Carter put it, “changed the face American popular culture” joins our list of celebrities who died too young.

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