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Minimally Invasive Knee Options - Live Web Chat

Watch Abington Health Chat Highlights on How to Treat Knee Pain below, read the transcript, or watch the full video on Dr. Star's Health Chats page.

Dr. Andrew Star

Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus award

Abington’s Diamond Stroke Center Recognized by the AHA/ASA

We are proud to announce that Abington Memorial Hospital has been approved for the Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus award. The stroke center has also qualified for recognition on the Target: Stroke Honor Roll-Elite. Abington’s center is part of an elite group of hospitals recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. – Read More

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The Abington Health 30-Day Challenge

Abington Health invites you to join them in the AH 30 Day Challenge. This challenge was developed by the Abington Memorial Hospital clinical dietitians and dietetic interns and highlights the importance of proper nutrition and physical activity. It encourages participants to make small, but long-term changes to their diets and lifestyles, which can improve overall health and well-being. – Read More

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Is Smoking Hookah Safe?

A study published in Pediatrics found that one in five high school seniors in the U.S. has smoked hookah in the past year. And another study published in Nursing Research discovered that the majority of young adults ages 18 to 30 who smoke hookah think it’s safe.

But is it?

Hana Choe, MD

Abington Participates in Trial Showing Clot Retrieval Improves Outcomes, Reduces Death in Stroke Patients

Researchers have completed an international randomized controlled trial showing that a clot retrieval procedure, known as endovascular treatment (ET), can dramatically improve patient outcomes after an acute ischemic stroke. Abington Health’s Neurosciences Institute is one of 22 sites worldwide that enrolled patients in the trial. – Read More