(credit: Murrieta Police Dept.)

Good Samaritan With Heart Condition, Herniated Disc Stops Carjacking

Even with a debilitating heart disease that makes it hard for her to walk — let alone run — Maria Metts sprang into action in the Wal-Mart parking lot on Murrieta Hot Springs Road.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2015

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar unveils a statue of himself at Staples Center on November 16, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Undergoes Heart Surgery, Expected To Make Full Recovery

Legendary Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing quadruple coronary-bypass surgery this week, officials said Friday.


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Heart Attack Victims, First Responders Reunited In Burbank

Two Angelenos who suffered heart attacks were reunited Thursday with the emergency medical teams that responded to their emergencies with life-saving care.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/22/2015

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Parents Donate Heart Of Son Who Died After 3-Story Fall

A mother and father donated the heart of their 3-year-old son who died from a three-story fall in Rancho Cucamonga last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2014

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Man, 35, Stabbed In Lungs, Heart With Screwdriver

Authorities say a man was stabbed multiple times with a screwdriver outside his South Los Angeles home.


Justin Carr was a popular student at Harvard-Westlake School. (credit: HWChronicle.com)

Harvard-Westlake Student Honored After Sudden Death

Hundreds of students on Monday were mourning the loss of a standout athlete at Harvard-Westlake School after his death during a workout last week.


Donna Summer is a 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. (credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Donna Summer, Rush Among 2013 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

Randy Newman, Donna Summer, Rush and Heart are among the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2012

Donna Summer is a 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. (credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Fans Get To Vote For 2013 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

Listen up, rockaholics! For the first time in history, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is allowing fans to be involved in the induction selection process.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/04/2012

Child actor Max Page (credit: CBS)

‘Mini-Darth Vader’ Child Actor ‘Doing Very Well’ After Heart Surgery

A child actor best known for portraying Darth Vader in a Volkswagen commercial was recovering from successful heart surgery on Thursday.


Rob Evans has had a rare warm heart transplant. (credit: CBS)

Meet The Heart Transplant Recipient Who Benefited From Groundbreaking Procedure

Here’s a truly heart warming transplant story.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2011


UCR Chancellor Recovering From Emergency Heart Surgery

UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy P. White was recovering from emergency heart surgery Tuesday, the university announced.


heart cupcake

The Early Valentine’s Day Gift, When You Want to Call It Off

Scarily realistic, each edible heart cake is baked with a delicious red velvet sponge, cream cheese frosting and blackcurrant & cherry ‘blood.'” To quote my old fraternity brothers late on Saturday nights: “barf.”


Bret Michaels arrives at the American Country Awards 2010 held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 6, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images).

Rocker Bret Michaels To Undergo Heart Surgery Monday

Bret Michaels is undergoing a procedure in Phoenix to close a hole in his heart. Doctors discovered the hole in the rocker’s heart in April while treating him for a brain hemorrhage.



Heart Health Screening Info

One in three Americans has heart disease and many may not even know it. If you feel you could be at risk but can’t afford or make time for a check-up, the “Heart Beat Bus” could be your solution.



FDA Warns Of Heart Attack Risks From Diet Pill Meridia

Regulators in the U.S. and Canada are warning doctors not to prescribe the diet pill to their patients over fears it could increase the risk of heart attack and stroke in certain patients.