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Adult Health

Metabolic syndrome increasing among millennials at 'alarming' rate

Signs of Metabolic Syndrome


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

Adult Health

Statins can be the difference between life and death – but they remain underused

Statins Side Effects

Women's Health

Women with heart disease need specialized care during pregnancy, AHA says

Cardiovascular disease during pregnancy

Adult Health

A 'motivational' talk with your doctor may reduce your risk of heart disease

Motivational Interviewing by doctors


Medication and lifestyle changes are just as good as bypass surgery at reducing heart attack risk, study finds

Stents and surgery are no better than medication and lifestyle changes at reducing heart attack risk

Adult Health

Heart disease patients at higher risk of severe COVID-19 complications

Coronavirus Heart Health COVID-19

Adult Health

Fish oil supplements may not protect against cancer – as previously believed

Fish oil supplements don't protect against -- may even increase prostate cancer risk

Adult Health

Philly's soda tax having little effect on consumption habits, Drexel study finds

Philly Soda Tax Consumption Study Drexel

Adult Health

Minority patients benefit from having minority doctors, but that's a hard match to make

Minority doctor-patient relationship

Adult Health

U.S. life expectancy increases for first time in four years, CDC report shows

CDC life expectancy rises


Use it or lose it: How physical activity strengthens heart health

Heart benefits of aerobic exercise

Alternative Medicine

Marijuana adversely affects the potency of heart medications, doctors say

Heart medication and marijuana use don't mix, new study says

Adult Health

Two apples a day may keep the heart doctor away

Apples Bad Cholesterol Heart Health

Adult Health

Heart disease more prevalent in counties hit hardest by 2008 economic recession

Heart Recession

Adult Health

Cholesterol levels among U.S. adults are improving, but greater strides are needed

Cholesterol levels falling among U.S. adults


Getting enough sleep is crucial to people with chronic diseases

Sleep deprivation and chronic diseases

Adult Health

Despite benefits, many cardiac valve surgery patients don't receive cardiac rehabilitation

Men's Health

Americans need a new model for healthy living, Cooper Health VP says

New model for healthy living

Adult Health

Naps may be good for your heart – but only a couple a week

Naps may reduce risk of stroke, heart attacks


How your feet could be signaling heart problems

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Adult Health

Firefighters who responded to World Trade Center attacks more likely to have heart disease

firefighters 9/11 heart disease

Healthy Eating

Vegetarians have lower risk of heart disease but higher likelihood of stroke

Vegetarians have lower risk of heart disease but higher likelihood of stoke

Health News

Penn Medicine, Arkansas hospital partnering to expedite heart surgery research

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Heart transplant doctors could help more people by accepting donations from obese


Plan for these common withdrawal symptoms when you quit smoking

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Adult Health

People are less likely to die of heart disease in states that expanded Medicaid, Penn Medicine study finds

Heart Disease Medicaid Expansion Penn Medicine Study


Flavored e-cigarettes may lead to heart disease, study finds


Study: NFL players more likely to die of brain, heart problems than MLB players

nfl head heart problem death

Adult Health

Cancer deaths falling among middle-aged Americans

Adult Health

Joint pain supplement may actually benefit your heart

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Study ties preventive low-dose aspirin to higher risk of brain bleeds

low dose aspirin brain bleeds

Men's Health

Men's push-up capacity may determine risk of developing heart disease

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Bryn Mawr Hospital first in Pennsylvania to enroll patient in clinical trial for new heart blockage treatment

Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy

Men's Health

The resting heart rate men in their 50s don't want to see on their smartwatch

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Women's Health

Type-2 diabetes before age 40 carries excess risk of death, especially for women


Adult Health

FDA releases list of nitrosamine-free blood pressure medications amid shortage

Doctor takes a patient's blood pressure

Women's Health

Heart attacks can happen to young and fit women – as South Jersey mother learned

Heart Attack SCAD

Healthy Eating

Are eggs healthy? New study warns against eating too many

Eggs Heart Disease Cholesterol

Men's Health

Life expectancy among Philly's black men lower than any racial demographic

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