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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.

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Format: 04/24/2014
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Wall Street Journal: Are Stroke Drugs Better Than Stents?

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Research that suggests prescription drugs are as good or better at preventing strokes than interventional procedures is prompting a range of leading doctors to recommend against carotid surgery and carotid stent implants in most patients who haven't had stroke symptoms. But, older research shouldn't be completely discounted, according to Allegheny General's Dr. Mark Wholey.

To read more, visit the Wall Street Journal website.

 

 

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