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More Than Just Leg Pain

Peripheral arterial disease is a common circulatory problem in which narrow arteries reduce blood flow to your limbs. Approximately 6.5 million people aged 40 and older in the United States have peripheral arterial disease. When you develop...

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When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, their loved ones are faced with difficult decisions about the best level of care. While we still don’t have a cure for the disease, there are many interventions that can... Read more

Senior Living

We’ve all been through a lot since the pandemic began. Many of our prior routines and practices have been altered, and it’s hard to know how to navigate this “new world.” Even in these confusing times, it’s important not to let being pro-active... Read more


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The gallbladder is a small fluid filled sac located in the right upper part of the abdomen. The fluid inside the gallbladder is bile produced by the liver. The bile is pushed into the intestine after you eat a high fat or large meal. The bile then... Read more


Joint replacement surgery can seem daunting, but our surgeons at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute are experts at performing procedures to alleviate your pain and restore your function. Non-operative methods are generally attempted before physicians... Read more


St. Luke’s Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery can help their patients restore their appearance when it is altered by accident or illness. They offer innovative treatments, delivered with compassionate care to enhance function, mobility, appearance... Read more

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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