Deborah Heart and Lung Center

Pediatric Cardiologist, Dr. Cara Garofalo
Rasa Kaye
March 25, 2020 - 1:27 pm
The heart’s electrical system is an elegant organization of circuitry. Electrical impulses prompt the heart to squeeze, pushing blood through the body down to the tiniest capillary. Some physicists have calculated the power the heart produces at between one and two watts, creating two to three...
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Dr. Barn, Deborah Heart and Lung Center
Rasa Kaye
January 23, 2020 - 5:18 pm
The human heart beats about 2.5 billion times over the average lifetime, pushing millions of gallons of blood to every part of the body according to the American Heart Association.
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Rasa Kaye
December 01, 2019 - 12:00 am
Some recent health news suggests we’ve slipped into some bad health habits – rather like the health hangover in January after an over-indulgent holiday season, but on a much larger scale. The Journal of the American Medical Association finds that death rates in the United States due to...
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KYW Staff
September 25, 2019 - 6:02 pm
For patients, Deborah offers more good news: Dr. Costic is now performing minimally-invasive video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS), to biopsy and remove lung cancer tumors as one of the treatment modalities in its Multi-Disciplinary Oncology Clinic Program. Go to DemandDeborah.org to see if you...
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KYW Staff
July 18, 2019 - 4:15 pm
KYW’s Rasa Kaye talks with Deborah’s Daniel Ice, MD about structural heart disease, interventional cardiology and how he and his team diagnose and treat the blood vessel blockages that lead to peripheral artery disease.
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May 29, 2019 - 3:48 pm
Our daily lives are increasingly a numbers game – PIN numbers, phone numbers, the calorie counts in our favorite foods – the list of number sequences stored in our brains gets longer all the time. But the numbers most vital to your long term health and wellbeing might be missing from your numerical...
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March 29, 2019 - 8:49 am
Sleep is big news and big business. It’s the dominant lifestyle topic anywhere you look on the virtual newsstand of the internet: headlines about getting better sleep compete with those about decluttering your space (which will, it’s suggested, improve the quality of your sleep!) Major brands well...
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January 30, 2019 - 2:22 pm
“There’s something called a Well Woman’s Visit, where even if you have no history of heart disease, it’s good to get your cholesterol checked, your blood pressure checked, see what your risk factor is and see if you’re anywhere near the beginning of this disease process,” says Dr. Renee Bullock-...
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November 28, 2018 - 10:21 am
For generations, heart disease has been America’s Number 1 killer. But a remarkable transition is taking place: according to new projections by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cancer will replace heart disease as the leading cause of death in the United States within two years...
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Endocrinologist Dr. Jenine Vecchio
October 10, 2018 - 9:20 am
KYW’s Rasa Kaye talks with Dr. Vecchio about the Deborah Specialty Physicians Diabetes Center, the latest understanding of the disease and its treatment, and exciting technological advances to make living with it easier.
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