Nancy’s Story: Splenic Aneurysm Surgery

Nancy went to her primary care physician because she didn’t feel like her normal self. Little did she know that she had a life-threatening aneurysm. Her physician referred her to Dr. Francis Caputo, Vascular Surgeon at Cooper University Health Care …

Your Circulation and Cigarette Smoking Do Not Mix

Smoking ConceptBy Catherine Cristofalo, MSN, APN, and Amy Ward, MSN, APN

Cigarette smoking is the number one preventable cause of death in the United States. It is well-known that smoking causes disease of the lung tissue, otherwise known as chronic obstructive …