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Tanya Racoobian

What is Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)?

Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is an advanced form of peripheral artery disease that causes pain, ulcers or gangrene in the affected leg. It most commonly...

February 28, 2019 / 2 min read

Lung Cancer and Misconceptions About Smoking-Vaping

How are smoking and vaping tied to lung cancer? Smoking is the No. 1 risk factor for lung cancer, and vaping devices let users inhale...

February 26, 2019 / 2 min read

Coronary Calcium Scores: Determining Your Risk to...

A heart scan, also known as a coronary calcium scan or cardiac CT for calcium scoring, is a non-invasive test that helps doctors detect a...

February 25, 2019 / 2 min read

How Many Steps Mean ‘Moderate’ Exercise?

The number of steps taken each day has become a key barometer of exercise as many Americans sport a smartphone, high-tech watch or other type...

February 13, 2019 / 2 min read

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at Grammys

Lady Gaga used her wins at this year’s Grammy Awards to shine light on mental health, continuing to use her notoriety as a platform to...

February 12, 2019 / 3 min read

Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

As the cost of medications continues to rise and the debate over pharmaceuticals intensifies, patients are often faced with navigating options available through health insurance...

February 6, 2019 / 2 min read

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute at the...

Hundreds of healthcare professionals from all over the world come together in Hollywood, FL to learn about the latest procedures and treatments for cardiac and...

January 28, 2019 / 2 min read

Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Treat Parkinson’s Disease

Pete Cotto had an important goal to achieve – walk his daughter down the aisle to get married. But the shaking, tremors and trouble walking...

January 10, 2019 / 3 min read

‘TightRope’ Repair for High-Ankle Sprain Gets Athletes...

When University of Alabama quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa, takes the field at tonight’s college football national championship game, his ankle will be supported by a device...

January 7, 2019 / 2 min read

10 Tips to Maintain, Not Gain, Weight...

While the holidays are usually not the best time to try and lose weight, it is possible to avoid gaining weight. Here are 10 tips...

December 24, 2018 / 3 min read