Deborah Heart and Lung Center

May 27, 2015 - 2:39 pm
A new study by the University of Scranton in the Journal of Clinical Psychology finds nearly half of all Americans – 45% – make New Years’ resolutions, and topping the list is the goal of losing weight. Ranking fifth is the intention to get fit and healthy. But the same study finds a dismal 8% […]
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May 27, 2015 - 2:32 pm
“Hold your breath and count to ten!” “It was simply breathtaking!” “You take my breath away.” Romantic declarations, dramatic song lyrics. We recognize how vital the act of breathing is. But it’s not something we usually pay attention to as we do it – unless it becomes difficult.
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May 27, 2015 - 1:10 pm
Dr. Lynn McGrath, Chair of Surgery and Vice President of Medical Affairs at Deborah Heart and Lung Center. It wasn’t until 1952 that the first successful open heart surgery was performed, to close a hole in heart of a little girl in Minnesota. Soon after, Deborah Heart and Lung Center in southern...
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March 25, 2015 - 1:20 pm
Sponsor Provided Content Though Leonardo Da Vinci was sketching parachute-like devices five centuries ago, French hot air balloon enthusiasts were the first to try it out as a life-saving means of escaping a crash in the 1800s. That design in the 21st century has a new application as a life-...
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April 30, 2014 - 1:24 pm
When the aortic valve fails to open properly, blood can’t flow freely from the heart to the rest of the body. It’s called aortic valve stenosis, and it forces the heart to work harder to pump blood. That kind of added pressure on the heart muscle can lead to more cardiac problems, such as heart […]
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