Heart & Vascular


Ventricular Tachycardia: An Arrhythmia That May Require...

Under certain conditions, ventricular tachycardia (VT) can be a serious irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia. Caused by irregular electrical signals in the heart’s lower chambers, VT...

April 14, 2022 / 3 min read


Good Hydration Daily Linked to Lower Risk...

Staying well hydrated regularly — with water — is beneficial for a range of bodily functions and mental sharpness, and helps the body minimize joint...

April 11, 2022 / 3 min read


Preventing Both Heart Disease and Cancer: Common...

Most people are aware that healthy eating and drinking, weight management, not smoking and staying physically active can prevent heart disease. But fewer realize that...

March 17, 2022 / 4 min read


He’s Walking Again and Grateful for His...

A general contractor based in Boca Raton who was formerly a paramedic, Richard Edwards, 58, realized the critical nature of his condition — which caused...

March 16, 2022 / 4 min read


Lifelong Benefits of Exercise: Can 75 Be...

As part of a new major study of lifelong exercisers, researchers have found that those in their mid-70s who have been active for most of...

March 10, 2022 / 3 min read


Sports Cardiology: Advances in Diagnosing, Treating the...

Sports cardiology is advancing quite rapidly, covering the specialized care of both professional and amateur athletes — and the very athletic person who is absolutely...

February 23, 2022 / 4 min read


Myocarditis, COVID-19 and Heart Failure: Clearing Up...

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the term myocarditis — referring to inflammation of the heart muscle — was not exactly well known outside of the medical...

February 18, 2022 / 3 min read


Minimally Invasive Care Helps Retired FIU Administrator...

After undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery, many patients might hesitate to display their scars. Not Larry Lunsford. He proudly shows off the incisions from his...

February 17, 2022 / 4 min read


Hispanic Women Face Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Cardiovascular disease, or CVD, ranks No. 1 in causes of death for women overall, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). Yet only 1 in...

February 15, 2022 / 3 min read


Advances in Heart Valve Repair, Replacement at...

Everyone’s heart pumps with the vital help of four valves that direct blood in and out of each chamber. When the valves are diseased or...

February 9, 2022 / 4 min read