Heart & Vascular


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


Peripheral Artery Disease -PAD: Risk Factors, Symptoms...

About 18 million people in the United States have PAD, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It’s the same type...

September 5, 2019 / 5 min read


How Fiber is Key to a Healthy...

Most people understand that fiber helps keep the digestive tract flowing, by keeping bowel movements regular. But there a many other benefits to fiber-rich diets,...

September 4, 2019 / 2 min read


Obesity, Hypertension Harming Progress Against Heart Disease,...

Many years of progress in fighting heart disease, which remains the No. 1 killer of all Americans, seems to have plateaued, and may be reversing,...

September 3, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Cancer Survivors Face Higher Heart Disease...

Cancer Survivors may be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Researchers Say More people than ever are surviving cancer because of advancements in treatment and...

August 23, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Colorectal Cancer in Younger Adults; Daily...

More Colorectal Cancer Cases Diagnosed in Younger Adults, With Advanced Disease More Likely Diagnoses of colorectal cancer in adults under the age of 50 are...

July 26, 2019 / 4 min read


First in Florida: Team at Miami Cardiac...

A team at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute is the first in Florida, and the second in the Southeast U.S., to perform an aortic valve...

July 23, 2019 / 2 min read


The Skinny on Healthy Fats: Saturated vs....

A superfood-like status captured by coconut oil was swiftly stripped away after the American Heart Association (AHA) updated its guidelines, now recommending that people avoid...

July 22, 2019 / 3 min read