Stroke

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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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Another Reason To Quit Smoking

According to a Japanese study of 68,000 men and women, those who quit before age 35 had the same risks of future problems as those who never smoked.

10/31/2012

Josh, climbing the Rocky stairs in June. (Credit: Josh Crompton)

CBS 3 Staffer’s Inspirational Road To Recovery After Suffering Massive Stroke

For Josh Crompton, who suffered a stroke at the age of 31 this past April, it all could have ended with “Tiny Dancer.”

10/12/2012

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Dusty Baker Intends To Join Reds In St. Louis

Dusty Baker is going to rejoin the Cincinnati Reds in St. Louis after missing 11 games because of a mini-stroke.

09/30/2012

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Health: New Hope Locally For Patients With Paralysis

There is new hope for patients who struggle with paralysis from strokes or accidents, and it’s a first in Philadelphia. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows you a new bionic arm.

09/18/2012

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3 On Your Side: New Stroke Treatment Saves Local Woman’s Life

A Philadelphia woman is the first to get a new FDA-approved life saving stroke treatment. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the technology.

09/04/2012

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The Benefits Of Blueberries

Blueberries appear to have some significant advantages. This is because of naturally occurring antioxidants.

08/16/2012

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The Risk Of Long Term High Blood Pressure

There are many reasons to be concerned about uncontrolled high blood pressure.

08/07/2012

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Robots Help Jefferson Doctors Care For Stroke Patients

Thomas Jefferson University hospital has placed 28 diagnostic robots in community hospitals to help stroke victims get the care they need.

05/05/2012

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Managing Your Blood Pressure

You can control blood pressure and offset or prevent long-term damage but you need to know you’ve got a problem before you can fix it.

04/20/2012

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Study: Pre-Hypertension Significantly Increases Risk Of Stroke

According to the report, if the top blood pressure number, the systolic number, is in the range of 120 to 129 the risk of stroke increases by 22-percent. When that number climbs to 130-139, the risk increases to 79-percent.

09/29/2011

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New Study Shows That An Apple A Day May Keep The Doctor Away

The study found that, for each 25 grams (that’s two or three apple slices) a participant ate per day, stroke chance went down nine percent.

09/17/2011

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