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Monday
Mar262012

Gallagher Suffers Another Heart Attack

Fotos International/Getty Images(SEDONA, Ariz.) -- The watermelon-smashing comedian Gallagher has suffered his second heart attack this month.

A rep tells TMZ.com that Gallagher suffered a "mild heart attack" Sunday at a Sedona, Ariz., hospital "due to complications from his previous heart attack. He is awake and resting comfortably now."

According to TMZ, Gallagher sensed something was wrong after he ran out of heart medication, and was taken to a hospital.

The 65-year-old Gallagher suffered a heart attack March 14 before a scheduled performance in Texas. He was released from the hospital last week.

Gallagher previously suffered a minor heart attack last year during a performance in Rochester, Minn.

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Thursday
Mar222012

Gallagher Released from Hospital

Fotos International/Getty Images(DALLAS) -- Gallagher is out of the hospital and apparently ready to begin smashing watermelons with a sledgehammer again.

TMZ.com reports the 65-year-old comedian was released from a Texas hospital Wednesday after having two stents replaced, following a heart attack prior to a March 14 performance at a Lewisville, Texas, bar.  

The comedian was placed in a medically-induced coma as part of his treatment.

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Monday
Mar192012

Gallagher Awakes from Coma Following Heart Attack

Fotos International/Getty Images(LEWISVILLE, Texas) -- The watermelon-smashing comedian Gallagher, who suffered a heart attack last week before a scheduled performance in Texas, has been awoken from a medically-induced coma.

According to TMZ.com, his promotional manager says Gallagher is breathing on his own and was speaking with his family and joking around after he was taken out of the coma on Sunday.

Gallagher, who's 65, had two stents replaced after suffering a heart attack prior to a performance at a Lewisville, Texas, bar. He suffered a minor heart attack last year during a performance in Rochester, Minn.

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