Heart & Vascular


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


Here’s Why the Time of Day Matters...

Do you go for a jog first thing in the morning, or do you hit the gym after work or in the evening? Your answer...

April 29, 2019 / 2 min read


Transforming ‘TAVR’: More Aortic Valve Patients Will...

The aortic valve, one of four valves that regulate blood flow through the heart, undoubtedly serves a vital function. For most patients, having to replace...

April 1, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Heart Attack Rate Drops in Older...

Heart Attack Rate Among Adults 65 and Older Drops by One-Third, Researcher Say Since the mid-1990s, the number of older adults who have suffered a...

March 29, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Health Risks of Sugary Drinks; Prostate...

Long-Term, Daily Consumption of Sugary Drinks Can Raise Your Risk of Early Death by 31% Yet another study is confirming that sugary drinks are not...

March 22, 2019 / 4 min read


Most Adults Should Not Take Daily Aspirin...

In an official reversal of long-standing practice, doctors now say that most older adults should not take an aspirin a day to prevent a heart...

March 20, 2019 / 2 min read


What is Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)?

Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is an advanced form of peripheral artery disease that causes pain, ulcers or gangrene in the affected leg. It most commonly...

February 28, 2019 / 2 min read


Stroke Rate Rising Among Younger Adults (Video)

While the stroke rate continues to slide in people 55 and older, the opposite is occurring among younger adults starting in their mid-to-late 30s, according...

February 27, 2019 / 2 min read