Celeb birthdays for Oct. 21, 2017

Actress Joyce Randolph (”The Honeymooners”) is 93. Keyboardist Manfred Mann is 77. Guitarist Steve Cropper of Booker T. and the MG’s is 76. Singer Elvin Bishop is 75. TV judge Judy Sheindlin (”Judge Judy”) is 75. Trumpeter Lee Loughnane of Chicago is 71. Actor Dick Christie (”The Bold and the …

Avoiding alcohol helps the heart beat better – UPI.com

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 18, 2017 — The longer you refrain from drinking, the lower your risk of a common heart rhythm disorder. That’s the message of a new long-range study examining alcohol use and atrial fibrillation, or Afib. This is when electrical impulses in the upper chambers of the heart are …