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Obesity Increases Health Risks Every Year

Each year that a person is obese increases their risk of developing coronary artery disease – often a silent killer.

07/24/2013

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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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