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Study: Eating Chocolate Associated With Lower Risk Of Stroke, Heart Problems

Indulging your chocolate cravings could turn out to be a good thing.

06/16/2015

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Study: Ongoing Symptoms Of Depression And A Person’s Risk Of Stroke Are Linked

What scientists found is that “persistently high depressive symptoms were associated with increased stroke risk,” even in those whose symptoms had abated between interviews.

05/22/2015

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Limp Handshake? Study Claims You Could Be At Increased Risk Of Death

The next time you visit the doctor, you might want to shake his or her hand.

05/14/2015

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Blueberries May Fight Belly Fat – And More

Research found there is a high level of naturally occurring antioxidants in blueberries. The goal is to fight metabolic syndrome.

04/02/2015

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Health: Help For Patients Recovering From Stroke

It’s new help for hundreds of thousands of patients trying to recover and regain movement after a stroke. There’s new FDA technology that helps stroke patients get their lives back faster.

01/14/2015

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The Right Dose Of Dark Chocolate

Scientists have determined that chocolate, particularly dark chocolate, may help prevent heart disease, but only if it is consumed in moderation.

09/12/2014

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Study: Potassium Can Help Prevent Strokes

A new report in the journal ‘Stroke’ says there could be advantages to having potassium in the body.

09/05/2014

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Bucks County’s First Rehabilitation Hospital Opens On Wednesday

The 50-bed hospital is for patients suffering from the physical and medical effects of stroke, brain injuries, trauma, amputations, and more.

05/26/2014

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Man In His Twenties Who Suffered A Stroke Shares His Story To Raise Awareness

The month of May is American Stroke Month and is it meant to raise awareness of an ailment that hits about 800,000 of us annually. Despite what some may think, it is not something that only strikes the old.

05/10/2014

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Testosterone Therapy Not Without Risks

New research has raised concerns about the risk for heart attacks and strokes in some men who take testosterone.

03/14/2014

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Taking Steps Towards Better Health

A new report finds that adding an extra 2,000 steps to your day may lower your risk for heart attack and stroke by 8%.

12/24/2013

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Health Exclusive: New Robot Arrives in Philadelphia, Helps Paralyzed Patients Walk Again

First-of-its-kind kind technology arrives in Philadelphia to help paralyzed patients walk again.

11/14/2013

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Study On Airport Noise Reveals Potential Health Risks For Those Living Near Airports

The study, which analyzed data from 3.6 million people living near London’s busy Heathrow Airport, showed that those living in the noisiest areas had an elevated risk of stroke, coronary disease and cardiovascular disease.

10/11/2013

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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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