As a rule, it’s not a good idea to pick up a gun, take over the emergency room of a hospital and threaten to kill your family’s cardiac surgeon. But that’s what Denzel Washington’s character does in the film John Q.
For most people, regular exercise is associated with cardiovascular health. But doctors have long noted a troubling tendency among the ultra-fit: an athlete has a greater chance than the average person of suddenly dropping dead
A fellow at New York City’s Weill Cornell Medical Center, Dr. Sam Parnia is one of the world’s leading experts on the scientific study of death