Hundreds of people packed the Germantown Jewish Centre Sunday afternoon to celebrate the life of former Philadelphia city councilwoman Happy Fernandez.
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.
For Josh Crompton, who suffered a stroke at the age of 31 this past April, it all could have ended with “Tiny Dancer.”
Dusty Baker is going to rejoin the Cincinnati Reds in St. Louis after missing 11 games because of a mini-stroke.
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.
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.
Blueberries appear to have some significant advantages. This is because of naturally occurring antioxidants.
There are many reasons to be concerned about uncontrolled high blood pressure.
Thomas Jefferson University hospital has placed 28 diagnostic robots in community hospitals to help stroke victims get the care they need.
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.
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.
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.
Optimism is associated with a reduced risk of stroke, according to a study conducted by the University of Michigan.
It remains the most talked about diet of the past decade: the Mediterranean Diet clearly stays front and center because of its beneficial health effects.
Dyslipidemia is the medical term for having an elevated total cholesterol or ldl cholesterol level. This risk factor for stroke and coronary artery disease must be controlled.