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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

Bringing Bariatric Care to Young Adults

Luca Giordano, MD, discusses the positive impact bariatric surgery has on young adults who suffer from obesity. This includes preventing high blood pressure, heart disease, infertility and other serious health conditions. The lifelong benefits from the surgery outweigh the potential challenges. Read more

4 Steps to Monitor Your Blood Pressure at Home

About 50 percent of adults in the U.S. are hypertensive. The National Institute of Health states that high blood pressure is the most common preventable cause of cardiovascular disease. Jane Cero, RN, outlines four steps for successful at-home blood pressure monitoring. Read more

Breast Cancer in High-Risk Patients: Ask the Experts

About one in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. This staggering statistic makes it clear how important it is to get screened regularly—especially if you have a family history of the disease. Francesca M. Delach, MD, and Stefania E. Nolano, DO, FACS address some of the most common questions about breast cancer screening among high-risk patients. Read more

Five Things to Know About Preparing For Pregnancy

Abington - Jefferson Health clinicians help to deliver more than 4,500 babies every year and we understand that every pregnancy is unique. Our experts discuss the top five things to know about preparing for pregnancy. Read more

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