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Multiple Blood Clots Freed Me at 32

Alessia ROSSI | Posted 07.11.2014 | Women
Alessia ROSSI

My mother is the most inspiring woman on earth for me. In 2010, she suffered a stroke which left her paralyzed on the entire left side of her body for...

The Birth Control Pill Could Have Killed Me

Silje Vallestad | Posted 05.17.2014 | Women
Silje Vallestad

Women everywhere are taking the pill for longer or shorter periods of their lives, and we are all told about stroke and blood clots as a potential side effect. But we all think that this will never happen to me. And now it happened to me!

Women Still At Risk For Blood Clots Long After Pregnancy

Posted 02.14.2014 | Parents

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 02/13/2014 11:39 AM EST on LiveScience Pregnant women have an increased risk of developing blood clo...

Birth Control Is Great -- But It Almost Killed Me

Jamie Hergenrader | Posted 09.30.2013 | Women
Jamie Hergenrader

When my doctor agreed to see me immediately without an appointment, I should have known something was wrong.

Every Mother Counts: Blood Clot Awareness Month -- What That Means to Pregnancy

Jeanne Faulkner | Posted 05.25.2013 | Impact
Jeanne Faulkner

One pregnant woman in a thousand may develop a potentially life threatening blood clot. The good news is that blood clots are almost always preventable.

'Know And Listen To Your Body'

Kristen Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton returns to work next week after being hospitalized for a blood clot, and there is renewed interest in preventing th...

5 Ways To Prevent Blood Clots

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

The blood clot that landed Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in the hospital is thought to be related to her recent concussion. Doctors are ho...

Blood Clots, Up Close And Personal

| Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living

By William Ferguson (Click here for the original article) A blood clot is one of the final steps in a complex process with which the human body ...

Diablo 3 Gamer Dies After Playing For 40 Hours Straight

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2012 | Teen

A teenager died at an Internet cafe in Taiwan after reportedly playing the videogame "Diablo 3" for 40 hours straight. The 18-year-old, who has on...

Dillon Gee and Blood Clots

Abby Sims | Posted 09.16.2012 | Sports
Abby Sims

Dillon Gee's condition highlights the importance of taking quick action when one experiences the onset of symptoms and the need for accuracy in diagnosis.

Scientists Make 'Shotgun' For Dangerous Blood Clots

| Posted 07.06.2012 | Science

By Krystnell A. Storr Think of it as Liquid-Plumr for the circulatory system. Researchers have designed a clump of tiny particles that rides the cu...

WATCH: 'Miracle Mom' Holds Baby For First Time

Posted 07.05.2012 | Parents

More than six weeks after giving birth, 30-year-old Amber Scott from Louisiana held her daughter for the first time on Sunday. Amber's ordeal start...

Why Do Cancer Patients Die From Blood Clots?

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 04.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

If you are a cancer patient you certainly don't expect to die from a blood clot. You usually expect to die from the cancer itself.

Are Blood Clots More Likely In Economy?

AP | By LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 04.08.2012 | Travel

CHICAGO -- Good news for budget-minded travelers: There's no proof that flying economy-class increases your chances of dangerous blood clots, accordin...

Study: 2 Good Choices To Prevent Breast Cancer

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Older women at higher risk for breast cancer now have two good drug options for preventing the disease, but they will have to weigh the trade-offs, a ...

Study: Cholesterol Drug Lowers Blood Clot Risk

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ORLANDO, Fla. — Statin drugs, taken by millions of Americans to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease, also can cut the risk of developing...