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Bethany Rundell

Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes

Loyola Marymount University power forward Hank Gathers, Detroit Pistons G-league guard and forward Zeke Upshaw, and Boston Celtics shooting guard Reggie Lewis shared a talent...

December 22, 2020 / 5 min read

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Program Keeps...

Heart failure, as the name suggests, occurs when the heart fails to pump enough blood throughout the body, according to the National Institutes of Health....

December 1, 2020 / 3 min read

Monitoring Your Health: Benefits and Limits of...

To appreciate the explosion of wearable devices devoted to health that has occurred over the past decade, you need only to visit your mobile device’s...

November 16, 2020 / 3 min read

How Does a Telemedicine Appointment Work?

As the COVID-19 pandemic wages on, many have had to change the way they accomplish daily tasks. From grocery shopping to attending meetings to eating...

October 30, 2020 / 4 min read

‘Appropriate’ Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears

The most common shoulder injuries treated among older adults in the United States are rotator cuff tears, according to information published this summer by the...

October 13, 2020 / 4 min read

Back on the Slopes After Knee Surgery

Nick Chavez describes himself as “extreme.” The 35-year-old Coconut Grove sales professional seeks the adventure that comes with hiking, whitewater rafting, jumping off cliffs and...

September 22, 2020 / 3 min read

Uterine Fibroids: Campaign to Grow Awareness and...

A bill making its way through Congress aims to create awareness of and fund research on uterine fibroids, non-cancerous tumors that grow on or in...

September 17, 2020 / 4 min read

Peripheral Artery Disease Can Be as Serious...

While most people understand that a narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries of the heart can lead to a heart attack, many do not...

September 2, 2020 / 4 min read

Preventing a Second Heart Attack

Heart attacks, or myocardial infarctions, occur when a blood clot or piece of plaque blocks one of the arteries that carries blood to the heart....

July 28, 2020 / 4 min read

‘Hybrid’ Coronary Bypass Surgery: Back to Normal...

Each year in the United States, at least 240,000 coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgeries are performed, according to statistics published by the American Heart Association...

July 17, 2020 / 3 min read