Heart & Vascular


‘Silent’ Heart Attacks: Vital Facts on Symptoms...

Nearly half of all heart attacks may be “silent” – occurring without any symptoms or with symptoms that are mistaken for less serious health issues...

February 27, 2020 / 2 min read


Heart Valve Disease: Minimally Invasive Advances Helping...

When it operates normally, the heart is a remarkably efficient organ, with the vital help of four valves that directs blood in out of each...

February 24, 2020 / 3 min read


First in Florida: Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

A team at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute is the first in the state, and the first in the Atlantic Southeast, to perform a so-called...

February 11, 2020 / 2 min read


Heart of the Runner: Cardiologist, Cath Lab...

The nurses and technicians at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute‘s Cardiac Catheterization Lab (Cath Lab) advise heart patients to do what they can to stay...

February 5, 2020 / 3 min read


Coronary Calcium Scores: Determining Your Risk to...

A heart scan, also known as a “coronary calcium scan” or “cardiac CT for calcium scoring,” is a non-invasive test that helps doctors detect a...

January 29, 2020 / 2 min read


Meet Ken Davis: A ‘Walking-Talking Miracle’ After...

An estimated 90 percent of people who suffer an aortic dissection die on the spot. That sobering statistic is why Ken Davis, 64, spends more...

January 20, 2020 / 2 min read


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