Heart & Vascular


Pros/Cons of Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring

But there are downsides to this practice, such as tending to rely too much on self-readings and the biggest mistake people can make — self-regulating...

September 9, 2014 / 3 min read


The Link Between Insomnia and Stroke

People with insomnia, especially young adults, may have a higher risk of stroke than those without the sleep disorder, according to a study published in...

August 26, 2014 / 3 min read


Global Leadership Summit, Exercise After Heart Attacks...

The 2014 Global Leadership Summit attracted a crowd of more than 89,000 participants from 108 locations around the world who gathered to hear insights about leadership, faith and...

August 15, 2014 / 2 min read


Mosquito Virus Alert, Stroke Prevention, Tiger Woods...

For the first time in the U.S., chikungunya fever has been transmitted locally, with reported cases in Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties, according to the...

July 18, 2014 / 2 min read


Treating Varicose Veins

Good news! You don’t have to live with varicose veins if they bother you. There are several treatment options that can relieve the pain caused...

July 16, 2014 / 3 min read


Stress in the City, Pet Therapy &...

When it comes to modern living, Miami may have it all — plus an unhealthy dose of stress. That’s the word from researchers who placed...

June 27, 2014 / 2 min read


Living Longer, Living Healthier With Major Illnesses

Flashback: There was a time when a diagnosis of a serious illness automatically prompted end-of-life discussions. The prognosis was often grim for those diagnosed with...

May 27, 2014 / 3 min read


Flow Diverter: A New Approach to Aneurysms

A new device known as a "flow diverter" is being used by doctors at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute to treat unruptured aneurysms in an...

May 20, 2014 / 3 min read


Knowing the Facts About Strokes Can Save...

Even though the risk of dying from a stroke is slowing in the United States as treatments improve and more people take control of their...

May 16, 2014 / 3 min read


FMD: Another Type of Blocked Artery

Fibromuscular Dysplasia is a disease that is characterized by abnormal cell development in the walls of different arteries. As a result, areas of narrowing (called...

April 28, 2014 / 3 min read