Positive Effects of Running on Heart Health

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The nice weather is finally here! What is your favorite thing about summer? One of ours is being able to get our daily dose of activity outdoors! We all know a great option for outside cardio is running, but how does this actually contribute to maintaining a healthy heart? Read on to find out! Muscle  … 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

Fun Ways to Stay Active This Holiday Season

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With the holiday season quickly approaching, it is important to stay active to balance out the large feasts we are eagerly awaiting. The weather starting to be colder will limit the outdoor exercise possibilities, but there are still some nice sunny days ahead.  There are also indoor exercises and activities that are available so you  … Read more

Can Scary Movies Impact Your Heart Health?

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Halloween is right around the corner and that means you will probably come across a scary movie or two in the next couple days. You may not be the biggest scary movie fan, but odds are you have a friend or family member who is, so you have a pretty good chance of at least watching  … Read more

Heart Conditions in Young Athletes

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School is back in session, and that means so are fall sports! With the high level of activity that your children are about to take on, it is important that you are aware of potential heart problems that can occur in youth that are involved in these types of activities. At AMS Cardiology, we want  … Read more

6 Heart-Healthy Options For The Grill

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Summer is finally here, which also means it’s grilling season! While some look forward to seasonal cookouts all year long, others dread the lack of heart-healthy options to be found at such events.  However, it is actually a lot easier than you think to stay health-conscious this summer without having to sacrifice the joys of  … Read more

5 Tips to Tone Up for Summer

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Ready or not, swimsuit season is upon us! As much as we look forward to the sunny weather and spending time at the beach or pool, the thought of putting that bathing suit back on can be nerve-racking, to say the least. Here are five simple steps to toning up for the summer and keeping  … Read more