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April 6, 2012
Three years ago, I had a heart attack that almost killed me. I had plenty of warnings that I ignored. President Obama is giving us plenty of warnings that he is going to kill this country. Please, let's not ignore them. Maybe we still can be saved like I was. He has got to go. Steve Urbanovich Burbank
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By Alene Tchekmedyian, alene.tchekmedyian@latimes.com | March 26, 2014
A 59-year-old motorist died after suffering what appeared to be a heart attack while driving in Burbank, police said. Tim Stevens, who was slated to graduate from Burbank's community police academy next week, was headed southbound on Victory Place at 9:20 a.m. when he experienced what appeared to have been a heart attack, said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn. His car veered to the left, side-swiping a car driving in the opposite direction, and subsequently veered to the right, grazing a second vehicle waiting at a stop light, Ryburn said.
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November 19, 2012
The 59-year-old Burbank man who was found dead in front of a house Friday night died of a heart attack, authorities said Monday. The man - identified as Artashes Sarkisian - had suffered from heart disease, said Los Angeles County Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter. Authorities found Sarkisian near the front lawn of a house in the 300 block of Via Montana around 7:30 p.m. near a dog, said Burbank Police Sgt. Gerry Misquez. Sarkisian lived in the neighborhood, police said.
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By Zain Shauk | January 7, 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.
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March 7, 2001
Tim Willert RANCHO DISTRICT -- A 70-year-old Burbank man with a history of heart trouble had a heart attack while driving and later died, police said. George Merta was heading southbound on Victory Boulevard about 6:35 a.m. Saturday when he lost control of his car and collided with a telephone pole at the intersection of Spazier Avenue, Burbank Police Sgt. Bill Taylor said. "Based on reports, he had the cardiac arrest prior to the accident," Taylor said.
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September 12, 2009
City Atty. treated after heart attack City Atty. Dennis Barlow suffered a minor heart attack after the Tuesday City Council meeting and will undergo necessary medical treatment, city officials said. ?He?s in good spirits,? said Mayor Gary Bric, who visited Barlow in the hospital this week. ?He said he felt good. Looked good.? Barlow was expected to remain in the hospital through Friday, but doctors have not provided a timeline for his return to City Hall, city spokesman Keith Sterling said.
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By Zain Shauk | January 11, 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.
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By Maria Hsin and Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News | April 20, 2012
The Burbank community this week mourned the loss of Dick Clark, the host of “American Bandstand” and New Year's Eve countdown fixture, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at 82. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center remembered Clark, who was treated at the hospital in 2004 after suffering a stroke, as dedicated supporter. Patricia Modrzejewski, president of the Providence Health & Services Foundation, said in a statement that the hospital “lost a wonderful friend today.
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By Alene Tchekmedyian, alene.tchekmedyian@latimes.com | March 26, 2014
A 59-year-old motorist died after suffering what appeared to be a heart attack while driving in Burbank, police said. Tim Stevens, who was slated to graduate from Burbank's community police academy next week, was headed southbound on Victory Place at 9:20 a.m. when he experienced what appeared to have been a heart attack, said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn. His car veered to the left, side-swiping a car driving in the opposite direction, and subsequently veered to the right, grazing a second vehicle waiting at a stop light, Ryburn said.
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THE818NOW
November 19, 2012
The 59-year-old Burbank man who was found dead in front of a house Friday night died of a heart attack, authorities said Monday. The man - identified as Artashes Sarkisian - had suffered from heart disease, said Los Angeles County Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter. Authorities found Sarkisian near the front lawn of a house in the 300 block of Via Montana around 7:30 p.m. near a dog, said Burbank Police Sgt. Gerry Misquez. Sarkisian lived in the neighborhood, police said.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Maria Hsin and Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News | April 20, 2012
The Burbank community this week mourned the loss of Dick Clark, the host of “American Bandstand” and New Year's Eve countdown fixture, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at 82. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center remembered Clark, who was treated at the hospital in 2004 after suffering a stroke, as dedicated supporter. Patricia Modrzejewski, president of the Providence Health & Services Foundation, said in a statement that the hospital “lost a wonderful friend today.
NEWS
April 6, 2012
Three years ago, I had a heart attack that almost killed me. I had plenty of warnings that I ignored. President Obama is giving us plenty of warnings that he is going to kill this country. Please, let's not ignore them. Maybe we still can be saved like I was. He has got to go. Steve Urbanovich Burbank
NEWS
October 2, 2009
City Atty. treated after heart attack City Atty. Dennis Barlow suffered a minor heart attack after the Tuesday City Council meeting and will undergo necessary medical treatment, city officials said. “He’s in good spirits,” said Mayor Gary Bric, who visited Barlow in the hospital this week. “He said he felt good. Looked good.” Barlow was expected to remain in the hospital through Friday, but doctors have not provided a timeline for his return to City Hall, city spokesman Keith Sterling said.
NEWS
By Zain Shauk | January 11, 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
By Zain Shauk | January 7, 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.
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December 19, 2007
Austin Cook would have turned 12 on Sunday. But on Saturday morning, instead of starting his birthday weekend with wishes and gifts, his family and friends will hold a fundraiser in memory of his short life. Austin, a sixth-grader at John Muir Middle School, died of a heart attack Nov. 29 after collapsing during a midmorning run in his physical education class. “I think that, obviously, it was a very traumatic experience for students and the staff,” Principal Dan Hacking said.
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