Heart & Vascular


Roundup: 10-Year Obesity Outlook; FDA Warning on...

Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Projected to be Obese by 2030, New Study Finds Nearly half of all adults in the U.S. will be obese...

December 27, 2019 / 4 min read


Holiday Heart Attacks: What You Need to...

The number of heart-related deaths in the U.S. increases by 5 percent during the December and New Year holidays. With prevention and moderation, it’s possible...

December 10, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Prediabetes Rising in Young People; Oral...

Prediabetes Rising Among Young Adults, Adolescents, New Study Finds Nearly a quarter of young adults, ages 19 to 34, and a fifth of adolescents, ages...

December 6, 2019 / 4 min read


‘Stents vs. Drugs’ Debate: Shared Decision-Making for...

Recent headlines across the nation have referred to a major new study that compared procedures to unclog blocked arteries using stents to a medication-only approach....

December 5, 2019 / 3 min read


Prescribed, Pure Omega-3 Fish Oil to Help...

There is mounting evidence that prescribing high doses of purified EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil, can prevent heart attacks and strokes...

November 26, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: Vaping Hurts Heart Health Too; Mind-Body...

e-Cigarettes can Raise Cholesterol, Affect Heart’s Normal Blood Flow Vaping, or smoking e-cigarettes has been the cause of a wave of lung illnesses and deaths...

November 15, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Heart-Failure Deaths Rising; ‘Severe Obesity’ in...

Deaths from Heart Failure Rising, Especially in Those 65 and Older, Study Says As the portion of the population age 65 and older is increasing...

November 1, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Early Menopause & Heart Risks; ‘Drug...

Menopause Before Age 50 Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Researchers Say Early menopause — which affect women before the age of 50 —...

October 25, 2019 / 4 min read


Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute’s Heart Valve...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, has been a leader for years in performing a minimally invasive procedure that replaces...

October 21, 2019 / 3 min read