Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Heart Health

Know Your Heart?
True or False: People who do not get enough sleep are more than twice as likely as others to die of heart disease.
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The first Adrienne Collins-Ross Scholarship Jazz Brunch will take place with music performed by the Jordan Williams Group. Proceeds benefit, the Adrienne Collins-Ross Scholarship Fund at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Penllyn PA. Whitemarsh Valley Country Club • 815 Thomas Rd., Lafayette Hill, PA
238 hospitals in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are compared based on their performance with heart attacks and heart failures.
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Deaths from stroke also fell in the 8-year study from England
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Early study found they can be safely transplanted into the brain; 2 patients showed significant improvement
Review of 26 studies finds one serving per day tied to healthier arteries, especially in men