Heart & Vascular


Heart Attack Risk: The Top 5 Numbers...

Just as your bank balances and credit score paint a picture of your financial health, there are several readings that give an indication of your...

February 11, 2015 / 3 min read


Heart Disease Affects Women, Too

Ask just about any woman you know what illness she fears most of all, and she’ll likely respond with some type of cancer – most...

February 9, 2015 / 3 min read


Are You a Candidate for Cardiac Calcium...

While calcium is an essential building block for the body, calcium can also be used as a marker for identifying atherosclerosis, or hardening of the...

February 5, 2015 / 3 min read


‘Healthy Obesity’ Myth Debunked; Blueberries Linked to...

The trendy concept of “healthy obesity” is taking a hard knock from a group of researchers from the University College London. Those researchers have recently...

January 16, 2015 / 2 min read


Treating Varicose Veins Without Surgery

For other people, though, varicose veins can result in pain, discomfort, ulcers and even significant bleeding. Sometimes the condition signals a higher risk of other...

January 12, 2015 / 2 min read


Infection Protection, Evils of Sugar Top 2014's...

The year 2014 was full of eye-opening research and alarming health alerts, with headlines including threats from potentially harmful viruses, too much sugar and expanding...

December 31, 2014 / 5 min read


Keep the Beat: Heart Health During the...

Heart attack risk is higher for people who’ve had a previous heart attack and those who have cardiac conditions, such as irregular heart beats and...

December 18, 2014 / 2 min read


Watch Now: Great News For Stroke Patients

(VIDEO: Guilherme Dabus, M.D. and Italo Linfante, M.D., of the Baptist Health Neuroscience Center discuss the findings of a new study that offers positive news...

December 17, 2014 / 1 min read


Keep the Beat: Heart Health During the...

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 17, 2014 / 3 min read


New 'Drug-Coated Balloon’ Treats Blocked Arteries

Only days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new device to help open blocked arteries — without the need for a stent...

November 28, 2014 / 3 min read