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Bariatric Chat

Why You Might Be a Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric Surgeons Fernando B. Bonanni, MD and David S. Tichansky, MD, recently sat down with Journalist Lu Ann Cahn to discuss what makes a good candidate for weight loss surgery, how the surgery works and its latest advancements. Watch the interview highlights.

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Kennedy Health & Jefferson: Reimagining Region's Health Care

The chief executives of Kennedy Health and Jefferson announced today that their respective governing boards have voted to enter into a Letter of Intent and to move forward with a framework for potential integration of the two organizations. – Read More

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Aria Health and Jefferson Sign Definitive Agreement

Aria Health System and Jefferson have entered into a binding Definitive Agreement that spells out the terms of how Aria will integrate with Jefferson Health, the combined clinical entity formed by the merger of Abington and Jefferson in May 2015. – Read More

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Prevent CrossFit Injuries

CrossFit is one of the biggest fitness crazes and doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. The intensity of CrossFit workouts has been credited with many people losing weight, getting stronger and transforming their bodies. However, it has also been linked to a rise in exercise-related knee injuries. – Read More

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Abington Hospital Cardiologists Implant New Device to Monitor Patients with Heart Failure

Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is the first facility in Eastern Montgomery County to implant a new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage heart failure (HF). – Read More

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Scarpaci Joins Abington Cancer Care Specialists

Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is pleased to announce that Anthony Scarpaci, MD, has joined Abington Cancer Care Specialists, a group of physicians board certified in hematology and oncology. Dr. Scarpaci specializes in diagnosing and treating all cancers, with a special interest in breast cancer management. – Read More