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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

One of Our Own: Marjorie "Midge" Vansant

Marjorie "Midge" Vansant, 86, has served nearly 14,000 hours as a volunteer for Doylestown Health, providing support to families when their loved ones are ill.

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Monday, March 13, 2017
Winter Snow Shoveling and Heart Health

Winter Weather and Your Heart What You Need to Know about Snow

It's important to know how winter weather can affect your heart, especially if you have cardiovascular disease. Read on for winter weather tips for cardiac patients.

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Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Colorectal Cancer: The Importance of Screening and Early Detection

"Screening via colonoscopy in particular is powerful as it not only detects colorectal cancers but also prevents it by finding polyps," said Doylestown Health colorectal surgeon Robert Akbari, MD. "No other cancer screening method I’m aware of is both diagnostic and preventative."

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Heart Attack 911

Having a Heart Attack? Call 911

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) can start to treat a heart attack right away and make sure the patient arrives at the hospital safely. By working closely with EMS, the hospital can start the process of care even before the patient arrives.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017
Stress Reduction Techinques

6 Easy Stress Reduction Techniques

Because stress can impact our health, finding positive ways to relieve it is important. Fortunately, there are techniques to help us manage and reduce stress. The next time you are feeling stressed, try some of these techniques.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Community Outreach: Kick for Pink

Doylestown Health in the Community – January 2016

Doylestown Health is committed to community outreach. This month, experts taught CPR, discussed tips with parents for unlocking their child's potential, and co-hosted a television segment discussing pediatric allergies.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017
Atrial Fibrillation: What Increases Your Risk?

Atrial Fibrillation: What Increases Your Risk?

Over 2.7 million Americans are living with atrial fibrillation, an irregular, rapid heartbeat that can increase your risk for stroke and other heart-related diseases.

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Thursday, February 09, 2017
Heart Attack

6 Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

Chest pain is the most common sign of a heart attack, but how do you know when to call 9-1-1? Learn 6 heart attack warning signs you should not ignore.

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Tuesday, February 07, 2017
shoulder injuries

Shoulder Injuries – Why You Shouldn't Delay Treatment

When it comes to shoulder pain, getting the right diagnosis and treatment can save needless suffering and, in some cases, prevent additional impairment.

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Thursday, February 02, 2017
Year End Donations

Donations Make a Difference

As we start a new year, we pause to consider some of the gifts that help Doylestown Health fulfill its mission. Recently, Doylestown Health's Cancer Institute and Della Penna Pediatric Center gratefully accepted generous donations that benefit patients both young and old.

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