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A Holistic Approach to Keeping Your Heart Healthy

Healthy lifestyle choices — especially weight management — are key components to heart health. Excess weight can either lead to or enhance the symptoms of many heart conditions ranging from a heart attack to stroke.

Our Lifestyle and Weight Management Program at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute offers assessments, classes, and access to state-of-the-art weight reduction treatments.

Participants in our program will have an initial evaluation of their medical history and current lifestyle. Based on the results, our team will work to deliver a personalized report proposing lifestyle modifications and ways to improve your quality of life.

Find other programs and specialty centers at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute.

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Stay Up to Date on Immunizations

World Immunization Week — April 24th through April 30th — aims to promote the importance of vaccines in preventing illness and even death.

Vaccines are a vital medical invention and one of the most important tools to stay healthy. All children and adolescents should receive recommended vaccines from their doctors at certain intervals throughout their lives.

At UPMC, our Department of Family Medicine provides immunizations daily to children and adolescents. Learn more about our medical services and clinics for families.

Visit HealthBeat to learn more about this week's Medical Mondays.

Medical Mondays — Watch a Video on Pancreatic Cancer

An estimated 1 in 67 people will develop pancreatic cancer in 2016.

This week, we’re re-sharing our Medical Mondays feature on Linda’s pancreatic cancer journey. Linda’s diagnosis brought her to the UPMC Pancreatic CancerCenter’s multidisciplinary treatment team of experts.

Visit HealthBeat to learn more about Linda’s story and watch her video.

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