Apr 18, · Television icon Dick Clark has died of a heart attack at age 82, multiple sources are reporting. A doctor discusses how Clark's age, history of . May 02, · It has come to light that TV legend Dick Clark died of a heart attack just one day after undergoing prostate surgery. This piece of health news underscores the inherent risks we have anytime we head under the knife. Clark sought surgery for a painful condition called “acute urinary retention” that leaves one unable to urinate effectively.
PHOTOS: Dick Clark | Coroner's Deputy Chief Ed Winter said that because there were no signs of anything unusual and because Clark "had a history of heart problems" and a death certificate was expected to be signed by a doctor at the hospital, there would be no further investigation. Apr 19, · Clark's health had been on the decline since he suffered a significant stroke in -- forcing him to retire from his hosting gig at "New Year's Rockin' Eve," which he created in Ryan.
Apr 24, · The Empowered Patient is a regular feature from CNN Senior Medical News Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen that helps put you in the driver's seat when it comes to health care.. Hollywood producer and television legend Dick Clark died of a heart attack a day after having prostate surgery, according to a death certificate obtained by CNN. Jun 18, · Clark had a history of health problems. He was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in , which he kept private until , the year he suffered a stroke that forced him to retire as host of "New Years' Rockin' Eve."Clark created the program in and earned a Peabody Award for his coverage. He was only unable to host twice until his stroke.
Apr 18, · Their immediate impulse was to phone Dick Clark, who, despite his own health issues, comforted them and also mailed them a lengthy sympathy . Dec 31, · Dick Clark was an award-winning radio and television personality who worked in show business for over 50 years. He was also a New Year’s Eve .