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The Right Place The Right Time

Daniel Slavin, a patient of Lower Bucks Hospital, is recovering thanks to the help of our quick-thinking emergency team. Daniel’s daughter, who is a nurse at the hospital, arranged for him to get his first COVID-19 shot. While walking into the ...

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Dr. ahmed


Dr. Shahzad Ahmed is Director of Cardiovascular Medicine & Cardiac Cath Lab at Lower Bucks Hospital. He is an interventional cardiologist whose expertise includes coronary interventions, peripheral vascular disease and structural heart disease. He... Read more


“It is hard to believe that HealthLink, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, has been serving the community that long,” notes new board president Rick James. “I think the fact that we tightened our focus five years ago to exclusively providing... Read more


Hearing loss may affect anyone at any age. Typically, as we grow older many changes are evident. The most common of these changes are the decreased ability to hear and understand speech. I am sure most you have encountered a relative or friend... Read more


The prevalence of knee pain is very commonplace in the population and increased with age and in women. At times, the pain can come on suddenly, extremely and without apparent reason. Most knee pain symptoms are more seriously annoying than... Read more


According to the 2017-2018 National Pet Owners Survey, 68 percent of U.S. households own a pet. The survey counted all types of pets, from freshwater fish to reptiles to horses. But (of course) cats and dogs lead the pack, with over 94 million... Read more

On a very warm July afternoon, I met with Keith Fenimore, co-founder and executive director of the Pine2Pink Foundation, on the porch of Evolution Candy in the heart of Doylestown. It was an unusual place to hold an interview, but also highly... Read more


If you were asked to name types of medical specialties, you’d likely be able to come up with a dozen or more that span the alphabet—from anesthesiology to podiatry to urology. Audiology may not be on that list, but Dr. Lynda Wayne would like to... Read more



Betsy Toole St. Luke's University Health Network

What’s a hernia? Most simply put, a hernia is when an organ or its tissue moves away from its normal position (see “Hernia Fast Facts” for more detailed information).  They are incredibly common, especially in men; their lifetime risk of develop... Read more


St Marys


St. Mary Medical Center is the first hospital in the region to successfully use a LOTUS Edge™ Aortic Valve System during a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure outside of a clinical trial. The St. Mary Heart and Vascular team of... Read more