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Heart Disease

Adult Health

A new investigative drug may treat uncontrolled hypertension

Uncontrolled hypertension

Mental Health

Toxic workplaces can adversely impact employees' health, U.S. Surgeon General warns

Vivek Murthy Work Health

Adult Health

COVID-19 drug Paxlovid may interfere with heart medications, scientists say

Paxlovid Heart Medications

Adult Health

Religious practices linked to better heart health among Black people, study finds

Religion Heart Health

Healthy Eating

Drinking black tea lowers the risk of heart disease and stroke, study finds

Black Tea Benefits

Healthy Eating

Cutting your daily salt intake by 1 gram can reduce your heart disease risk, research shows

Salt heart disease

Adult Health

Do you have trouble opening jars? It might be a bigger problem than you realize

Handgrip strength health

Adult Health

Naps can prove beneficial, but too many may be bad for your heart

Napping Pros Cons

Prevention

Free heart screenings available in Germantown this weekend

Rumph Heart Screening

Prevention

Reducing violent crime in cities also results in fewer heart disease deaths, Penn research suggests

Crime Heart Disease

Healthy Eating

Drinking coffee may help extend your life – even if it includes a bit of sugar

Coffee's health benefits

Healthy Eating

Eating avocados is linked to a lower risk of heart disease; here are ways to add the food to your diet

Avocado heart health

Prevention

Childhood health can predict risk of heart attack, stroke later in life

Making healthy lifestyle changes

Adult Health

Even small amounts of alcohol increase risk of heart disease, research shows

Alcohol Heart Disease

Healthy Eating

Improving your diet can be a challenge; Here are some easy tips to eat healthier

Healthy Breakfast

Women's Health

Mammograms also may help identify heart disease risk, study finds

mammograms heart disease

Health News

Exposure to moderate light during sleep can impact your health, study finds

Sleep Light Exposure

Adult Health

Does being tall affect your health? Research shows it may increase risk of some medical conditions

Height colon cancer

Opinion

Heart disease is the top killer of U.S. women, but many don't know it

Heart Disease Women

Mental Health

Long-term anxiety may put people at higher risk of heart disease

Anxiety Worry Health

Children's Health

Childhood obesity has spiked during the pandemic and may lead to heart issues

childhood obesity COVID-19

Opinion

Foods high in added fats and refined carbs are like cigarettes – addictive and unhealthy

Ultra Processed Foods

Illness

Jefferson Health creates $3 million initiative to address heart disease in Philly's underserved neighborhoods

Jefferson Health cardiovascular

Healthy Eating

Intermittent fasting may help reduce heart disease, diabetes risk

Time-restricted eating

Illness

One-third of Americans are in danger of developing kidney disease, but many don't know the risk factors

Kidney disease risk factors

Healthy Eating

Most Americans are not getting enough dietary fiber — here's how to add it to your diet

High fiber diet

Prevention

More people need to know the signs of a stroke — especially those at high risk, Philly docs say

Stroke signs

Illness

COVID-19 was the third-leading cause of death in 2020, early CDC data shows

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Heart disease — the leading cause of death in women

PPI Heartburn

Healthy Eating

A high-fiber diet does a whole lot more than relieve constipation

Fiber health benefits

Prevention

'Our Community, Our Health' campaign providing free health screenings to Philly's African American residents

Health Screenings IBC

Children's Health

Vitamin D may protect unborn babies from childhood high blood pressure

Adult Health

Long naps may be bad for your heart, study finds

Napping heart disease

Adult Health

Yoga may help lessen symptoms of atrial fibrillation, like lowering high blood pressure, study says

Yoga atrial fibrillation

Women's Health

To address gender disparities in heart failure studies, add more female researchers

Women Heart Failure Research

Adult Health

Dual surgery boosts heart transplant chances for patients with obesity

Obesity heart transplant eligibility

Adult Health

Underlying medical conditions put half of U.S. adults at risk of severe COVID-19

Women's Health

Preterm birth increases mother's heart disease risk, study finds

Preterm delivery and heart disease risk

Adult Health

Metabolic syndrome increasing among millennials at 'alarming' rate

Signs of Metabolic Syndrome

Opioids

It's time to lower opioid prescription doses in heart surgery patients, Penn researchers say

Opioid use after heart surgery

Adult Health

Americans fear hospital visits amid the COVID-19 crisis. The beach? Not so much

COVID-19 Hospital Fear

Adult Health

Blood pressure spikes during moderate exercise a sign of future health issues

Exercise-induced high blood pressure

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