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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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Walkers, Runners To Take To The Streets Of Philadelphia To Benefit Stroke Victims

On June 9th walkers and runners will take to the streets of Philadelphia to help raise money for programs that benefit stroke victims and their families.

06/02/2013

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Big Benefit Of A Little Chocolate

A study of almost 20,000 people found that those who ate just a little chocolate each day had lower blood pressure and a 39% lower risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

04/29/2013

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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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Depression May Increase Risk Factors

Patients with depression symptoms were 50% more likely to experience a heart attack, heart failure, stroke, or a mini stroke.

02/05/2013

Former Governor Ed Rendell and Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter remember Happy Fernandez as a tireless worker with a heart of gold. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Hundreds Gather To Remember Happy Fernandez

Hundreds of people packed the Germantown Jewish Centre Sunday afternoon to celebrate the life of former Philadelphia city councilwoman Happy Fernandez.

01/27/2013

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