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Video gamers who participate in marathon sessions may be putting their health at risk. In May 2011, a 20-year-old video gamer from England died when a blood clot formed in his leg and moved to his lungs. The man often remained in the same position playing video games for 12 hours straight. #theclotmustbefought #getaclueclotskillyou

Video gamers who participate in marathon sessions may be putting their health at risk. In May 2011, a 20-year-old video gamer from England died when a blood clot formed in his leg and moved to his lungs. The man often remained in the same position playing video games for 12 hours straight. #theclotmustbefought #getaclueclotskillyou

“Dehydration due to excessive heat is one of the most common reasons for clotting of blood in the brain. It can lead to catastrophic repercussions within as less as a few minutes to 48 hours,” said Dr Paresh Doshi, neurosurgeon at Jaslok Hospital in Peddar Road. #theclotmustbefought #getaclueclotskillyou

“Dehydration due to excessive heat is one of the most common reasons for clotting of blood in the brain. It can lead to catastrophic repercussions within as less as a few minutes to 48 hours,” said Dr Paresh Doshi, neurosurgeon at Jaslok Hospital in Peddar Road. #theclotmustbefought #getaclueclotskillyou

This young woman didn't know her birth control pills could cause a blood clot in leg that would kill her. Here, Anna's mother recounts the devastating story.

DVT and Birth Control: Anna Frutiger's Story

This young woman didn't know her birth control pills could cause a blood clot in leg that would kill her. Here, Anna's mother recounts the devastating story.

Here are five tips from California-based psychologist Lucie Hemmen, author of “Parenting a Teen Girl: A Crash Course on Conflict, Communication and Connection With Your Teen Daughter,” to help prevent young girls from developing negative body images.

Here are five tips from California-based psychologist Lucie Hemmen, author of “Parenting a Teen Girl: A Crash Course on Conflict, Communication and Connection With Your Teen Daughter,” to help prevent young girls from developing negative body images.

5 Facts about Factor V Leiden from Comprehensive Bleeding Disorders Center (CBDC).  For more information visit www.compbleed.com.

5 Facts about Factor V Leiden from Comprehensive Bleeding Disorders Center (CBDC). For more information visit www.compbleed.com.

Every year, approximately two million Americans suffer from the effects of blood clots in the deep vein system. According to vein specialist Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen of the Vein Healthcare Center, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), is a blood clot in the deep vein system. #theclotmustbefought #getaclueclotskillyou #bloodclotawarenessmonth

Every year, approximately two million Americans suffer from the effects of blood clots in the deep vein system. According to vein specialist Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen of the Vein Healthcare Center, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), is a blood clot in the deep vein system. #theclotmustbefought #getaclueclotskillyou #bloodclotawarenessmonth

Man Bringing Breakfast to Woman In Bed with Book

Man Bringing Breakfast to Woman In Bed with Book

The Iraq Invasion. David Bloom reports on Day Two from Kuwait 20 Mar 2003. He died 17 days later, still on assignment traveling with the U.S. Third Infantry Division in Iraq at the age of 39 after a deep vein thrombosis became a pulmonary embolism.

The Iraq Invasion. David Bloom reports on Day Two from Kuwait 20 Mar 2003. He died 17 days later, still on assignment traveling with the U.S. Third Infantry Division in Iraq at the age of 39 after a deep vein thrombosis became a pulmonary embolism.

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