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.
Camden County First Responders To Get On-The-Job Health ScreeningsThe idea is to diagnose any potential health problems in first responders before they’re called out on a job.
Simon's Fund, Checking Hearts To Save Lives"Parents and kids who come to our screenings don't think anything is wrong with them," says Phyllis Sudman, "but then they are diagnosed with a heart condition."
SyncopeOne of the most common problems in medicine is something you may never have heard of. Syncope is a short-term but abrupt loss of consciousness with a complete return to normal after the episode.
Cooling Treatments For Cardiac CareCooling or hypothermic treatment is actually a technique being used at many hospitals for people with cardiac issues. It's gaining in popularity.
NJ Bill Aims To Protect Student Athletes From Cardiac ArrestThere's a new bill that will be introduced in Trenton that would require health care providers to conduct a more thorough cardiac screening for student athletes and medical professionals are counting on parents to help too.
Health: MyHeartMap Challenge Saves Lives With Cell PhonesThere's a new challenge for people in Philadelphia. They can now win money and save lives with their cell phones. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with a unique local contest that's starting Tuesday.
Health Watch: Cardiac Problems Most Likely To Blame For Death Of 2 Philadelphia Marathon RunnersThere are mounting questions following two deaths at the Philadelphia Marathon Sunday. They’re suspected to be cardiac related. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with more.
Young Hearts May Be At RiskAccording to research from France, young competitive athletes account for only a fraction sports-related cardiac arrest.
Take Your Blood Pressure Medication Or Elseaccording to a new report from Tulane University, people who take blood pressure lowering medications have a lower risk of dying from any cause compared to those who don't take their medications.
Local Doc Talks About Sudden Cardiac ArrestSudden cardiac arrest is normally associated with middle-aged or older individuals but younger people can experience it as well without warning and sometimes with devastating results.