June is Men’s (Heart) Health Month

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Heart disease is a serious issue in the United States. In fact, heart disease is the number one leading cause of death in males in the US. Since June is Men’s health month, we would like to inform you of facts and risks affiliated with heart disease and preventative measures that can be taken to  … Read more

Physicians at AMS Cardiology Recognized as Philadelphia Magazine Top Docs of 2019

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  Selected by their physician peers throughout the region the physicians at AMS Cardiology have been recognized by Philadelphia Magazine’s May 2019 “Top Doctors” issue as being among the best doctors in the Philly region.   The Philadelphia region is a medical mecca with world-renowned hospitals, medical schools, clinics and surgical centers. This year they  … Read more

Stress and Your Heart: Three Ways Stress Increases the Risk of Heart Disease

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April is Stress Awareness Month, and here at AMS Cardiology, we know how much stress can negatively impact the heart. Although more research is needed to determine the exact effects stress has on heart disease—the leading killer of Americans—stress has been proven time and time again to increase blood pressure, raise cholesterol levels and impact  … Read more

Dr. Richard Borge First in Philadelphia to Offer Next-Generation Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

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There is new hope for Philadelphia-area residents who suffer from atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common type of heart arrhythmia. Dr. Rick Borge announced that he has become the first physician in the Philadelphia-area to offer an FDA-approved laser balloon treatment option known as the HeartLight® Endoscopic Ablation System, a minimally-invasive treatment option for recurrent  … Read more

Tips for Adjusting to Daylight Saving Time

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Daylight Savings Time

  Did you know that Daylight Saving Time originated in 1908 in London? The idea was pitched to the British Parliament by William Willet, a British builder, but was turned down. It wasn’t until Germany heard about this concept during World War I–and wanted to save money–and enacted Daylight Saving Time in 1915. Three weeks  … Read more

Abington Memorial Hospital (Abington-Jefferson Health) Selected for Early Supply Program of Andexxa

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Abington Memorial Hospital (Abington-Jefferson Health) Selected for Early Supply Program of Andexxa (reversal agent for the blood thinners Xarelto & Eliquis) On May 3, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of Andexxa, the first available antidote for patient’s taking the blood thinners Xarelto or Eliquis and who experience serious bleeding.  Abington  … Read more

Springing into Healthier Daily Habits

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With spring dawning upon 2018 we find ourselves eager to once again bask in the cool and comfortable season to enjoy the weather and to exercise. However, sometimes our schedules do not allow us to spend as much time exercising as we would like. Fortunately, we at AMS Cardiology have come up with some healthy  … Read more

AMS Cardiology Doctors Win Philadelphia Magazine’s Top Doctor Award

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These are the physicians of AMS Cardiology who won the prestigious award. Asoka Balaratna, M.D. General Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology Bio • Vitals • Healthgrades Bruce C. Berger, M.D. General Cardiology, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology Bio • Vitals • Healthgrades Richard P. Borge, Jr., M.D. General Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology Bio • Vitals • Healthgrades Adam M. Cohen,  … Read more

Heart Health Month

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February is Heart Health Month! Did you know that 1 in every 4 deaths in the US is a result of heart disease? At AMS Cardiology, we want to promote good heart health whenever we have the opportunity, so what better time than February for Heart Health Month! Heart disease is the leading cause of  … Read more