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Redefining the Care Experience for Heart Failure Patients By Adam Burau
July 11 2016

Allegheny Health Network’s heart failure care team goes beyond the routine to treat patients.

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Under Pressure: Helping Patients Manage Hypertension By Amanda Changuris
June 28 2016

If you can’t get your blood pressure below 140/90, Dr. Benjamin Susco wants to see you.

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Ask a Doc: Advances in Interventional Cardiology By Bryce Walat
June 23 2016

In our latest “Ask a Doc” post, we sit down with cardiologist Dr. Matthew Becker to learn about interventional cardiology.

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Ask a Doc | AFib: The Most Common Heart Rhythm Abnormality By Amanda Changuris
May 9 2016

When the upper chambers of your heart aren’t in synch with the rest of the system, it’s called atrial fibrillation.

Cardiac Rehab Helps the Beat Go On By Alison Conte
March 15 2016

How do you mend a broken heart? With guidance and support from the highly trained experts in AHN’s cardiac rehab programs.

Risky Business: Young Women and Heart Disease By Amanda Changuris
February 23 2016

Dr. Indu Poornima has a “troubling message” for women: You’re not immune to heart disease. Learn to lower your risk.

A New Home for Critical Cardiovascular Care at Allegheny General Hospital By Amanda Changuris
January 7 2016

Patients who’ve had heart attacks or other cardiac events will find team-based care in a unit designed to meet their needs.

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