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At Abington – Jefferson Health, knowledge is power. We want to equip you with the latest health news to keep you informed and ready to make the best decisions for your health. Check out News You Can Use – articles from Abington professionals.

Recent Articles

TAVR Provides New Hope for High-Risk Patients with Heart Disease

TAVR makes treatment for aortic stenosis available to a range of patients who were once considered inoperable because of their age, overall health or other medical issues. - Read More

Colorectal Cancer: Cutting-Edge Approach is Changing Outcomes for Patients

In addition to greater awareness of colorectal cancer, which leads to early detection, Abington - Jefferson Health uses the latest advances in medical technology to provide better outcomes for colorectal cancer patients. - Read More

Drinking While Breastfeeding: Is "Pumping and Dumping" Necessary?

Many new mothers choose not to drink alcohol while breastfeeding. However, you may be wondering if having a glass of wine at a family gathering or your office party is healthy or could ultimately hurt your child. There are many myths surrounding alcohol consumption and breastfeeding, and some of the facts may surprise you. - Read More

Energy Drinks and Alcohol: A Recipe for Disaster

Energy drinks mixed with alcohol are a favorite choice for many people during a night out dancing or at a concert.

"Mixing alcohol and caffeine creates the 'wide-awake drunk' effect that many people look for during a night out," said Kevin Zakrzewski, MD, a primary care physician with Abington - Jefferson Health. "Unfortunately, it can be dangerous and bad for your health, especially if it's something you do frequently." - Read More

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