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  • Ask our physician

    I have diabetes. I weigh 250 pounds and am 5’9” tall. I’ve tried dieting and exercise but can’t get my weight under control. My doctor says that my weight is making my diabetes worse. Is there anything I can do?

    - John M., Marlton

  • Expediting sharing medical information

    Deborah Heart and Lung Center is proud to join Jersey Health Connect HIO (Health Information Organization), a statewide initiative to make sharing electronic medical records between doctors and hospitals safe, simple and hassle-free.

  • New hope for patients with 100 percent blocked arteries

    A new, innovative program at Deborah Heart and Lung Center now offers patients who suffer with 100 percent chronically occluded coronary arteries a new treatment option and a new window of hope.

  • Happy to have my life back!

    While chatting on the beach at Long Beach Island—watching her niece’s children-62-year-old Donna Barry is thankful she has her life back.

  • 7 tips for a healthier Thanksgiving meal

    As Thanksgiving approaches, you may be wondering if there’s any way to make healthy choices at this often-gluttonous holiday. The good news is there are many simple ways to adjust your habits and your meal to suit a healthier lifestyle. Here are some tips from the American Heart Association to keep your Thanksgiving healthy and delicious.

  • Angry outbursts: Bad for your heart?

    Much has been written about cardiovascular disease—the nation’s No. 1 killer—and you likely are aware of some of the risk factors, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking, being over weight, not being physically active, a poor diet and having diabetes. But here’s something you may not know: Angry outbursts, especially frequent angry outbursts, may also raise your risk of heart attack and stroke.

  • September is Peripheral Arterial Disease Month

    Deborah Heart and Lung Center is urging everyone to check their vascular health during September’s Peripheral Arterial Disease Month.

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  • Action-packed movies may cause you to pack on the poundsThrilling action, edge-of-your-seat excitement and epic … hunger? According to a new study, having your eyes glued to the screen during an action movie may mean you stop watching what you eat—literally. Read more...
  • Blood pressure: All fat isn’t created equalWhen it comes to blood pressure, deep belly fat may increase the risk for high blood pressure more than overall body fat does. After tracking more than 900 people a median of seven years, researchers found that those with visceral fat—the kind of deep fat that wraps around internal organs—were more likely to have high blood pressure. Read more...
  • An aspirin a day to keep blood clots awayPeople who have developed a blood clot in their veins—which can break apart and travel to the lungs, causing a pulmonary embolism—are often prescribed blood-thinning drugs to prevent a clot from occurring again. Read more...
  • Weight loss: Diet and exercise counseling may helpIn new guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the organization recommends that overweight Americans with heart disease risk factors (such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol or smoking) be offered intensive diet and exercise counseling. Read more...
  • 9th Annual Red Tie GalaJoin us in celebration to support Deborah Heart and Lung Center Read more...