“I couldn't think of a better place to be.”
“Through the excellent care I received, I have become a ‘raving fan’ of Capital Health and especially the care of Dr. Steven Johnson.”
“Miracles do happen and this one happened at Capital Health.”
"I thought I would have to travel to Philadelphia many more times. But then I found Capital Health and it’s practically right in the neighborhood. It all worked out perfectly.”
Rather than have Albert transferred to one of the hospitals in nearby Philadelphia, his wife chose to have him sent to Capital Health’s Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center for more advanced care.
As Diana recalls it, “little did I know I was placed in the hands of the most competent doctors: Dr. Vez and Dr. Liebman.”
“Now that I’ve discovered this level of technology that’s this effective for prostate cancer, I want to help spread the word...."
“If anything happened to someone I knew, I’d tell them to go to Capital Health.”
Linda says her experience as a breast cancer survivor at the Capital Health Center for Oncology allowed her the opportunity to witness firsthand what she calls an example of “great camaraderie and a great culture of communication.”
“I would have never thought to come to Trenton. Now, I am so grateful I was brought to Capital Health.”
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When it was determined that Robert had prostate cancer, he researched all of his options. Then he found Capital Health's CyberKnife Center.
“I had never heard of Capital Health before. I’m blessed that I wound up there.”
"For the four months that we were in the hospital, we developed a close relationship with our doctors and nurses. I called them my guardian angels as well as my daughter's."
Developing high blood pressure during late pregnancy may signal a condition called preeclampsia. Untreated, this condition potentially threatens both mother and child. Fortunately, preeclampsia is easily detected during routine prenatal care visits. Plus, close monitoring can help women who develop it stay healthy and deliver healthy babies. To learn the facts, take this true-false quiz.
Pregnant women who notice any of these symptoms should talk to their doctor.
Preeclampsia is also more common in women who suffer from diabetes, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus.
You also may be able to ward off this condition by eating a balanced diet that includes plenty of calcium, vitamin C, and vitamin E. Women who don’t get enough of these nutrients seem to be more prone to preeclampsia. Talk with your doctor about your nutritional needs during pregnancy.
Some doctors advise women with a high risk for preeclampsia to take aspirin daily.
Also possibly helpful is keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Some research has linked gum disease to preeclampsia.
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