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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


A sense of purpose can be hard to find, but it's linked to many health benefits

Sense of purpose

Adult Health

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

Napping Pros Cons

Health Stories

John Fetterman's stroke shows the importance of a quick response

John Fetterman Stroke


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

Making healthy lifestyle changes


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

Heart Disease Women

Women's Health

Young adult women are more likely to experience a stroke than men their age, study finds

Stroke risk for young women

Senior Health

Life-saving stroke treatment may not be as time-sensitive as previously thought

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Adult Health

Drinking multiple cups of coffee is good for your brain, study suggests

Coffee tea strokes dementia

Adult Health

E-cigarette smokers have higher risk of stroke at younger ages, study finds

Electronic cigarettes and stroke risk

Adult Health

History of sexual abuse linked to long-term brain damage

Sexual Assault Brain Health

Adult Health

A daily aspirin to protect the heart? That soon may be outdated advice

Adult Health

People who are glued to their screens may have an increased risk of stroke, study finds

Stroke risk screentime

Mental Health

People with OCD have more than triple the risk of stroke as they age, a new study finds

OCD and stroke risk


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

Stroke signs

Women's Health

Preeclampsia may triple a woman's lifetime stroke risk, study finds

Preeclampsia and stroke risk

Adult Health

Even a mild concussion can increase stroke risk for several years, study finds

Traumatic brain injury


Irregular blood pressure could be a sign of serious heart issues, study shows



Jefferson, Temple universities partner to reduce strokes in North Philly

Philly Stroke Prevention


Stroke risk among COVID-19 patients may be lower than previously thought

Stroke risk in COVID-19 patients low

Adult Health

Metabolic syndrome increasing among millennials at 'alarming' rate

Signs of Metabolic Syndrome


'Silent' neurological damage caused by COVID-19 may lead to future health problems

Brain deficits with COVID

Senior Health

Brain bleeds on the rise in older seniors, but blood thinners may be preventing fatal strokes at earlier ages

Brain bleeds in seniors


Blood clots appear to be another dangerous complication of COVID-19

Blood clot complications with 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

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

Minority doctor-patient relationship


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

Heart benefits of aerobic exercise

Adult Health

Cooper becomes world's first hospital to use new virtual reality system for stroke patients

Cooper Virtual Reality


Can eating chili peppers improve your cardiovascular health?

Chili peppers reduces risk of death

Adult Health

Dog owners may have lower risk of dying from heart attacks, study says

Dogs pets reduce mortality

Women's Health

Women who 'self-silence' are at a greater risk for stroke, study says

Health News

Urinary tract infections can trigger strokes in patients, new study finds

Infections can trigger stroke

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

Adult Health

Adults who skip breakfast have increased risk of cardiovascular-related death, study finds

skipping breakfast death

Adult Health

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

Doctor takes a patient's blood pressure

Men's Health

Here's what you need to know about the 'massive stroke' that took Luke Perry's life

what is stroke luke perry usa today


Study: No, enjoying that full-fat ice cream won't kill you

Butter being poured into bowl


Penn: African-Americans more vulnerable to stroke than Caucasians with the same heart condition

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New research suggests coffee could cut the risk of heart disease

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Too much sitting can lead to early death, study finds

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