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Knowing Your Risk Factors Could Be the Key to Long-Term Cardiac Health

According to a recent study, many Americans’ hearts show wear and tear far beyond their years. In fact, tools developed by cardiologists to measure “heart age” have shown that the organ might be performing on par with someone decades older. Heart age is a measure of the heart’s function relative to the patient’s actual age, more »

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Dr. Savage examining Mr. Kacprowicz

Jefferson Angioplasty Center Provides Second Opinions for Docs, Second Chances for Patients

When Richard Kacprowicz, an educator from New Jersey, survived his first heart attack doctors at the hospital in New Jersey said the next step was open heart surgery to unblock multiple arteries. But his primary care physician urged him to get a second opinion from experts at the Jefferson Heart Institute.

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