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Study: Americans Are Healthier But Lag Behind Health Advances In Other Countries

According to a new study, although progress has been made in improving the health of Americans, our country still lags behind advances in other wealthy nations.

07/11/2013

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Sleep Could Prevent Heart Disease

Researchers have found that sufficient sleep is linked to more than a 20% reduction in cardiovascular disease and almost a 50% reduction in fatal cardiovascular disease.

07/11/2013

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Viewing Held For ‘Sopranos’ Star Gandolfini In NJ

A private viewing for James Gandolfini is underway in a small northern New Jersey town near where he grew up.

06/26/2013

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PTSD Among Stroke Survivors

Survivors of the battlefield aren’t the only ones at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

06/26/2013

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Heart Disease Kills More Women Than All Cancers

Heart disease kills more women than all the cancers together. Sadly, most women, and a surprisingly big number of doctors, don’t know this.

06/13/2013

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Health: How To Predict a Heart Attack

Heart disease can be a silent killer. Often you don’t know you’re at risk until it is too late. Now there’s a new non-invasive heart attack predictor.

05/10/2013

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Study: Binge Drinking Increases Risk Of Heart Attack & Stroke

Problems caused by heavy drinking may linger well after the hangover has come and gone.

04/24/2013

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Doctors Say Fingers Can Help Detect Heart Disease

Doctors say there’s a non-invasion test that can predict your risk for a heart attack.

04/03/2013

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Girl, 14, Dies After Inhaling Computer Cleaner

A 14-year-old Los Angeles honors student has died after inhaling a computer keyboard dust cleaner, apparently to get high.

03/21/2013

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Temple U. Researchers Discover Key To Heart Failure

Temple University researchers have discovered a key to heart failure which is currently an incurable disease.

03/09/2013

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Young Heart Attack Survivor Recalls Her Experience During American Heart Month

Twenty-year-old Grace Firestone says she doesn’t remember much about the night that changed her life.

02/27/2013

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February Heart Health Month

Learn more about February Heart Health Month at Penn Medicine.

02/20/2013

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Study: Female Smokers Risk Sudden Cardiac Arrest

A recent study of female smokers found that even light to moderate smokers may be more likely to suffer sudden cardiac death.

12/19/2012

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Rating Hospitals

Would you choose a hospital based on a rating? Believe it or not those ratings are out there, and they’re worth considering.

10/29/2012

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EXCLUSIVE: Rosie O’Donnell Speaks About Heart Attack And Wife’s Recent Diagnosis

Rosie and her wife, Michelle Rounds, were in Philadelphia during the weekend of October 20th, using their celebrity and money to raise awareness not for heart disease, but for a rare, desmoid tumor that Michelle battled in May and June.

10/22/2012

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