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    Breast Cancer Myths You Should Stop Believing

    There are many women who are diagnosed with breast cancer without having a family history of this disease Read more

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    New Ankles—More Mobility

    Ankle joints often don’t get the same attention as knees and hips, but they’re just as crucial for everyday mobility. Your ankles allow you to stand, walk, climb, and move in most situations involving use of your legs—especially those involving... Read more

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    Just Not Hungry

    Maybe you are not sad, but just can’t eat very much. Changes to your body as you age can cause some people to feel full sooner than they did when they were younger. Lack of appetite might be the side effect of a medicine you are taking—your doctor... Read more

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    Coronary Artery Disease

    Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease affecting 18 million American adults. With coronary artery disease, your arteries that supply essential nutrients like oxygen to the heart, become damaged. The main reason for... Read more

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    Aspirin—New Recommendations

    Should I be using aspirin to prevent heart attack and stroke? Aspirin is one of the most used medicine. Approximately 23 million individuals take aspirin daily in United States who do not have established atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease... Read more

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    Heart Attack

    Your heart muscle needs oxygen and nutrients. A heart attack usually occurs when blood flow to the heart is cut off. When this occurs, heart muscle can be damaged or die.Immediate care is critical to save the heart muscle and your life.Every year... Read more

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    Positive Approach for Dementia

    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

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    Why Is My Gallbladder Attacking Me?

    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

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    Joint Replacement Surgery

    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

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    St. Luke's Plastic Surgery

    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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    Symptoms Of Heart Disease

    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

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    The Signs and Effects of Hearing Loss

    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

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    Should I Worry About Knee Pain?

    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

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    Veterinary Oncology On The Move

    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

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    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

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    The Sound Of Success

    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

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    Excellent Hernia Surgery

    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

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    Innovative And Minimally Invasive Heart Care At St. Mary

    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

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