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October 13, 2011
Business Life publisher John Krikorian remained in critical, but stable condition Thursday after suffering a massive heart attack while on stage a day earlier at the annual Glendale Fire Department awards luncheon. Krikorian was in the intensive care unit at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, his son, Greg Krikorian said. The elder Krikorian has responded to some questions, even squeezing his son's hand. “Thank God he was in the right place at the right time,” Greg Krikorian said.
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March 27, 2014
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, March 27.  Here are your top headlines in the 818 region: The majority of about 40 people who spoke at a town hall meeting Tuesday night favored a potential plan to transfer La Cañada's Sagebrush territory from Glendale Unified to the La Cañada's school district , a subject that's long been disputed. A 59-year-old motorist died after suffering what appeared to be a heart attack while driving in Burbank, police said.
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May 7, 2004
Nina Bagley, who recently drove to Mexico and was found dead in her car, died of a heart attack, her son Howard Bagley said Thursday. Mexican coroners confirmed that a heart attack was the cause of Nina Bagley's death April 27, but told Howard Bagley that his mother could have suffered a stroke in the cerebral part of her brain. His mother had no history of a heart condition, Bagley said. "It also could have been Alzheimer's, but we don't know and we may never know," said Bagley, 55. "I thought maybe her diabetes was off or something.
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September 24, 2004
A 68-year-old woman died of a heart attack Wednesday after sideswiping three parked cars in the Exchange parking structure, police said. The woman, whose name was not released Thursday pending family notification, allegedly drove her car into the other vehicles before crashing into a wall about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Lewie Guay said. An ambulance took her to Glendale Memorial Hospital, where she later died, Guay said. "We don't know if the [crash]
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By Zain Shauk | January 10, 2009
DOWNTOWN — A government study showing that a partial smoking ban had a dramatic effect on reducing heart attacks in a Colorado town may have implications for Glendale and Burbank, where similar ordinances have been passed in recent years, experts said. The study, published Dec. 30 by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, was the first conducted over a period as long as three years and showed a sustained decrease in hospital admissions for heart attacks, said Christine Nevin-Woods, the lead researcher on the study and the director of the Pueblo City-County Health Department in Pueblo, Colo.
NEWS
June 11, 2004
A woman died Thursday from a heart attack after she and her daughter were involved in a hit-and-run car crash, and police are investigating whether the accident or an ensuing argument might have prompted her heart attack. Two cars were involved in a crash at Fairview Avenue and Brand Boulevard about noon Thursday, but none of the passengers were injured, Glendale Police Lt. Don Meredith said. The drivers pulled their cars to the curb, but began to argue, he said.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | April 7, 2011
GLENDALE — Jurors this week awarded $4.6 million in damages to the family of a prominent local nonprofit director, finding that a Glendale doctor’s misdiagnosis led to his 2006 death. Jurors on Wednesday awarded the family of Thomas Miller — KPCC radio anchor Susanne Whatley-Miller and the couple’s two daughters — after finding that the doctor was negligent in diagnosing the heart attack that ultimately killed the popular director of the Community Foundation of the Verdugos, formerly known as Glendale Community Foundation.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | December 5, 2011
Business Life publisher John Krikorian and his family honored Glendale firefighters and paramedics for saving his life after he suffered a heart attack at an October awards luncheon. Krikorian and his family served up lunch on Monday to Glendale firefighters and paramedics from stations 21, 25 and 27 at the Glendale Fire Department headquarters on Oak Street, thanking them for saving his life following his Oct. 12 cardiac arrest. Krikorian described the firefighters as his guardian angels.
NEWS
November 24, 1999
Paul M. Anderson GLENDALE -- An autopsy of a 60-year-old man found beaten at his retirement home has revealed he died from a heart attack, leading authorities to drop a case against the man's roommate, Glendale police said Tuesday. A housekeeper at Victor Royale Adult Residential Living at 120 E. Laurel St. found Thomas McAfee in his bed Nov. 13 nearly unconscious, Glendale police said. McAfee had suffered a broken nose as well as several cuts and bruises, said Glendale police spokesman Chahe Keuroghelian.
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November 16, 2000
Amber Willard GLENDALE -- Family members of local AIDS activist Marilyn Gunnell are hoping she'll be home soon after suffering a heart attack while on vacation in Colorado. "She's looking forward to getting out of the hospital," her son Eli said Wednesday. Gunnell, 58, had open heart surgery in a Denver hospital Oct. 20 following a heart attack she suffered while vacationing with her husband and friends. "We talk to her every day," Eli Gunnell said of his mother.
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March 27, 2014
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, March 27.  Here are your top headlines in the 818 region: The majority of about 40 people who spoke at a town hall meeting Tuesday night favored a potential plan to transfer La Cañada's Sagebrush territory from Glendale Unified to the La Cañada's school district , a subject that's long been disputed. A 59-year-old motorist died after suffering what appeared to be a heart attack while driving in Burbank, police said.
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By Kelly Corrigan, kelly.corrigan@latimes.com | February 20, 2014
Rudy Donofrio didn't feel any pain in his chest the day he collapsed, lost his pulse and nearly died from a heart attack outside Glendale Memorial Hospital and Heart Center. What he felt was a nagging ache in his neck that worried him enough that he called his physician one day last August. “I just called up and said, 'Hey, I gotta see you. I have a pain in my neck,'” Donofrio said. Shortly after parking his car on Brand Boulevard, Donofrio, 66, was walking to the hospital's entrance on Laurel Street when he collapsed.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | December 5, 2011
Business Life publisher John Krikorian and his family honored Glendale firefighters and paramedics for saving his life after he suffered a heart attack at an October awards luncheon. Krikorian and his family served up lunch on Monday to Glendale firefighters and paramedics from stations 21, 25 and 27 at the Glendale Fire Department headquarters on Oak Street, thanking them for saving his life following his Oct. 12 cardiac arrest. Krikorian described the firefighters as his guardian angels.
NEWS
October 13, 2011
Business Life publisher John Krikorian remained in critical, but stable condition Thursday after suffering a massive heart attack while on stage a day earlier at the annual Glendale Fire Department awards luncheon. Krikorian was in the intensive care unit at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, his son, Greg Krikorian said. The elder Krikorian has responded to some questions, even squeezing his son's hand. “Thank God he was in the right place at the right time,” Greg Krikorian said.
NEWS
October 12, 2011
John Krikorian, the publisher of Business Life magazine, has regained consciousness and is in stable condition after collapsing of an apparent heart attack earlier today at a Fire Department awards ceremony. Krikorian, the father of Glendale school board member Greg Krikorian, remains under watch at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, were he was rushed after suffering a likely heart attack while accepting an award on stage at the Hilton Glendale. "This is a step in the right direction," Glendale Fire Battalion Chief Greg Godfrey said.
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By Brittany Levine brittany.levine@latimes.com | August 10, 2011
Jerry Milner, a former Glendale mayor who served on the City Council during a period of significant growth in the city, died of a heart attack Saturday. He was 81. Although he left Glendale's dais in 1991 after serving two terms on the City Council, he continued his public involvement on a smaller scale, his family said. “He was always one who believed that if you believed in something and wanted to make something better, get involved and do your best,” said his son, Mark Milner.
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By Kelly Corrigan, kelly.corrigan@latimes.com | May 16, 2011
Pointing to a digital screen, Harry Balian — a cardiologist at Glendale Adventist Medical Center — noted damage to his patient’s heart. “This is a gentleman who is 57. He smokes cigars and he tells me it’s not dangerous because he doesn’t inhale,” Balian said. The patient had entered the hospital in chest pain, saying he had exercised the night before. But something wasn’t right and a test revealed his heart enzymes had elevated, his heart muscle was injured. “That means he had a small heart attack,” Balian said.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | April 7, 2011
GLENDALE — Jurors this week awarded $4.6 million in damages to the family of a prominent local nonprofit director, finding that a Glendale doctor’s misdiagnosis led to his 2006 death. Jurors on Wednesday awarded the family of Thomas Miller — KPCC radio anchor Susanne Whatley-Miller and the couple’s two daughters — after finding that the doctor was negligent in diagnosing the heart attack that ultimately killed the popular director of the Community Foundation of the Verdugos, formerly known as Glendale Community Foundation.
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By Joyce Rudolph, joyce.rudolph@latimes.com | October 13, 2010
A gala fundraiser for Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center's Chest Pain Center was topped off with a surprise announcement on Sunday that the program would receive accreditation as the first of its kind in Los Angeles County. The 23rd annual "Evening of Wine and Roses — A Tuscan Affair" raised funds for the center with an evening of Italian wine and gourmet cuisine. More than 750 people attended the festivities held outdoors on the hospital grounds. The evening began with a reception and silent auction with lavish hors d'oeuvres and specialty libations created by celebrity mixologist Jacopo Falleni.
FEATURES
February 25, 2010
More than 40 years ago, Congress first requested that the president designate February as American Heart Month. I am pleased to report that every year since 1964, the president has designated the month to highlight the importance of heart disease awareness and prevention. This year, I am honored to once again co-sponsor a resolution in the House of Representatives in support of the goals and ideals of American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day. This resolution, 1039, unanimously passed the House earlier this month.
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