heart disease

Matthew McConaughey's Dad Died From a Heart Attack While Climaxing—How Does This Happen?

Matthew McConaughey's long-awaited memoir, Greenlights, comes out on October 20. To whet reader appetites, McConaughey has been dropping a few teasers—such as the revelation that his father, James Donald McConaughey, died after having a heart attack during sex. James died in 1992, and McConaughey told PEOPLE that his “knees buckled” …

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Singer Amy Grant Has Open Heart Surgery to Correct Rare Congenital Condition PAPVR—Here's What That Is

Amy Grant, who’s been referred to as “The Queen of Christian Pop,” is recovering from open-heart surgery to correct a congenital heart condition known as partial anomalous pulmonary venous return (PAPVR), according to a rep from the singer-songwriter. The good news is, Grant, 59, is doing well.  A congenital heart …

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Bernie Sanders Is Having Heart Trouble: What You Need to Know About His Health Scare

Senator Bernie Sanders had two stents inserted to treat an artery blockage after experiencing chest pain, the New York Times reports. Jeff Weaver, an adviser to Senator Sanders, said in a statement Wednesday morning, “During a campaign event yesterday evening, Senator Sanders experienced some chest discomfort. Following medical evaluation and testing he …

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