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Pledge the Gift of Life

Each year, the lives of thousands of people across the country are saved because someone made the choice to become an organ donor. In April, Allegheny Health Network is honored to celebrate National Donate Life Month and pay tribute to all of those who have bestowed the precious gift of life to another through organ donation. Visit AHNdonate.org to learn more and register to be an organ donor.



Format: 04/20/2014
Format: 04/20/2014


KDKA-TV: STudy Links Coffee to Lower Stroke Risk in Women

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

A Swedish study showed that women who drank more than a cup of coffee a day had less incidence of stroke than those who didn't indulge in a cup of joe. Allegheny General Hospital neurologist and stroke specialist Hebah Hefzy said more research is needed to try to pinpoint whether it's caffeine, anti-oxidents or something else in coffee that could reduce the risk of stroke.

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