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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: 04/24/2014
Format: 04/24/2014


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Exercise helps depression in heart disease patients

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Regular exercise reduces depression in patients who suffer from heart disease, according to a study published this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

This is a big deal, said Srinivas Murali, director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital, because most people who have cardiac problems are depressed about their condition, and antidepressant drugs don't seem to help.

To read more, visit the Post-Gazette website.





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