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When you need to slow down and breathe

I was doing a pretty routine cardiac catheterization, when the cathlab tech shouted “VFIB!!” Now, “VFIB” is very, very bad and basically means cardiac arrest.

Rick's List — Chiming In: Creeps on the Airplane Edition

There's always more to say about something this stupid.

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Upcoming concerts and shows

Jackson Browne — June 21 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $60-$85

The Masked Singer National Tour — June 14 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale now; $20, $39

Little River Band — Sept. 18 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $55

Nikki Glaser — May 2 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; ticket on sale now; $40

Sugarland — June 6 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $45-$125

Backstreet Boys — July 18 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale now; $39-$299.50

Fetty Wap — April 7 at Toad's Place, New Haven; tickets on sale now; $25

 

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