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

Heart-Healthy Fall Treats

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Who doesn’t love fall? That crisp in the air, sweaters and boots, and of course the food! Some of the best seasonal desserts come along with the holidays that fall within the autumn months. However, these treats are not always the healthiest choices and can have an impact on our overall heart health. Try some  … Read more

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