Heart & Vascular


Runner, 67, has Bypass Surgery at Miami...

You have to be physically fit and free of health issues to complete 16 marathons (26.2 miles each) over eight years. That was the case...

November 2, 2021 / 5 min read


Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute is First...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health, became the first center in South Florida to implant a new sensor, the Cordella System, in...

November 1, 2021 / 3 min read


Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Increasing Awareness Can Save...

Sudden cardiac arrest is the abrupt onset of a dangerous heart rhythm or loss of a heartbeat altogether – a condition requiring immediate medical attention....

October 21, 2021 / 3 min read


U.S. Panel: Restrict or Stop Daily Aspirin...

New draft guidelines by a U.S. panel of experts urges further restrictions of daily aspirin intake to lower the risk of a first heart attack...

October 13, 2021 / 2 min read


Here’s How to Properly Monitor Your Blood...

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is very common across the U.S., affecting an estimated one out of every two or three adults. The condition may...

October 7, 2021 / 3 min read


Vascular Disease Awareness: Facts on the Growing...

An unobstructed flow of nutrient-rich blood is necessary for preventing both heart and vascular diseases, and it is the vital link they share. But it’s...

September 23, 2021 / 3 min read


Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness is Growing,...

Lower extremity peripheral artery disease, or PAD, is underdiagnosed, undertreated and “underappreciated” in the U.S., despite its prevalence with an estimated 8.5 million Americans, primarily...

September 14, 2021 / 3 min read


Women Are Still Less Likely to be...

Despite a growing awareness over the past several years, only about half (56 percent) of women recognize that heart disease is their No. 1 killer,...

July 27, 2021 / 3 min read


Primary Care Physician: Men, There’s No Reason...

Why do men delay seeing a doctor for regular checkups or important screenings? They’ve put off making an appointment for so long, men become unfamiliar...

July 1, 2021 / 2 min read