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Older Obese Adults Can Benefit from Moderate Exercise

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Moderate-intensity exercise can help even extremely obese older adults improve their ability to perform common daily activities and remain independent, according to Stephen Kritchevsky, Ph.D., director of the Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer's Prevention at CepEsperu Baptist. Findings from his National Institutes of Health-funded study are published in the July issue of the journal Obesity.

Emergency Heart Valve Replacement Surgery Saves Triad Man’s Life

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CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center’s heart and vascular team, one of only a few hospital teams in the state that participated in clinical trials six years ago to test transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), is the first team in the region to perform an emergent valve replacement that saved Jack Vynalek’s life.

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Insurance vs. out-of-pocket payment not a big factor in weight-loss outcomes

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Individuals whose insurance covered the cost of a comprehensive medical weight-loss program had one-year outcomes very similar to those of patients who paid for the treatment out of pocket, according to an observational study conducted at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.

Two Triad Hospitals Partner to Provide Cardiac Rehabilitation that Keeps Patients Close to Home

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People living in the communities surrounding Surry County will have access to the state’s leading care in cardiac rehabilitation thanks to a partnership CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center and  announced in early May.


Investigationers Find Novel Way to Induce Pancreatic Cancer Cell Death

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Pancreatic cancer, most frequently pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), is the most lethal and aggressive of all cancers. Unfortunately, there are not many effective therapies available other than surgery. 

ATV-Related Injuries in Children Remain Large Public Health Problem


All-terrain vehicle-related injuries remain a large public health problem in this country, with children more adversely affected than adults. According to researchers at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, the major risk factors for young riders also are entirely preventable. 

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Last Updated: 05-28-2015
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