Heart & Vascular


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


Roundup: Vaping’s ‘Chemical Burns’; ADHD Guidelines Updated;...

Some Vaping-Linked Lung Injuries Resemble Chemical Burns, Researchers Say The damage to the lungs of some people who have become ill from vaping resembles chemical...

October 4, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Time for Flu Shots; U.S. Diets...

CDC Issues Updated Flu Shot Recommendations October is almost here and that means it’s time for getting your flu shot and making sure your kids...

September 27, 2019 / 4 min read


Q&A on e-Cigs: Vaping’s Rising Health Hazards

An outbreak of a vaping-related lung disease has sickened 804 people — mostly young men — and killed 12, including one in Florida, according to...

September 24, 2019 / 3 min read


New Carotid Artery Procedure Lowers Stroke Risk

The carotid arteries are vital blood vessels in the neck that supply blood to the brain. With stenosis (narrowing) from fatty deposits, or plaque, a...

September 17, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: High Blood Pressure & Pregnancy; Ban...

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Rises Dramatically Since 1970, New Study Finds There has been a sharp rise in high blood pressure among pregnant women...

September 13, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Soda Habit and Health Risks; Cancer...

Just Two Soft Drinks a Day Could Increase Risk of Early Death, New Research Finds Researchers have found that drinking two or more soft drinks...

September 6, 2019 / 4 min read