Heart & Vascular


Roundup: Multivitamins & Heart Health; Best Time...

Many Supplements Not Beneficial for Heart Health, Review of Studies Says An analysis by different collaborating institutions — including the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine...

July 12, 2019 / 5 min read


Roundup: Working Overtime and Stroke Risk; Coffee...

Working Long Hours, Over 10 Years, May Increase Risk of Stroke, Study Finds Stress from too many hours at work over several years may increase...

June 28, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Risks of ‘White Coat Hypertension’; Belly...

‘White Coat Hypertension’ May Double Risk of Death From Heart Disease If your blood pressure surges above a normal level at the doctor’s office because...

June 14, 2019 / 5 min read


Landmark MRI Technology Advances Cardiac Diagnoses, Patient...

Advances in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is helping patients feel more at ease, while their doctors are getting higher quality images to better diagnose critical...

May 29, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Heart Disease Death Rate Up for...

In Reversal, Heart Disease Death Rate Rises for Adults, Ages 45-64, CDC Says Death rates from heart disease for middle-aged U.S. adults are increasing, even...

May 24, 2019 / 5 min read


Stroke Survival: What You May Not Know...

You’ve probably heard about the F.A.S.T. system of recognizing stroke symptoms. But did you know that it just takes one of those symptoms — not...

May 21, 2019 / 4 min read


High Blood Pressure: Knowing Your Risk, Improving...

By now, you would think that most people are aware of the risks associated with high blood pressure, including heart disease and stroke – the...

May 16, 2019 / 3 min read


B.E.S.T. Responders Tend to Stroke Patients When...

To say that time is critical for stroke patients coming into the ER is an understatement. The team of healthcare professionals at Baptist Hospital, working...

May 15, 2019 / 3 min read


Stroke Questions Answered: Why are Rates Rising...

Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death for adults in the United States and the No. 1 cause of disability, according to the American...

May 13, 2019 / 4 min read