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Your Heart Deserves the Best

UPMC’s Heart and Vascular Institute offers general and preventative cardiovascular services, in addition to specialty programs, to protect your heart. Our world-class heart and vascular programs offer advanced treatments, talented experts, and the latest technology. We encourage you to check your heart!

Learn more about innovative treatments at UPMC’s Heart and Vascular Institute.

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Ready to Lose Weight?

Are you ready to see a new you when you look in the mirror? UPMC’s Bariatric Surgery Center can help you determine the next step in your journey. We offer free weight loss surgery information sessions at multiple locations throughout western Pennsylvania to help you take the first step.

See a list of bariatric surgery information sessions.

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3 Tips for Your 2015 Workout Wardrobe

Is your New Year’s resolution to start or continue working out? UPMC Sports Medicine advises you on how to dress for the cold temperatures. Whether you’re planning a long run or a quick walk at the gym, make sure you dress appropriately.

See an infographic to learn more about the right clothes for your work out.

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