Heart & Vascular


New Screening Guidelines for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Actor George C. Scott, French General Charles de Gaulle and physicist Albert Einstein – each renowned in his respective field – all taken down by...

October 7, 2014 / 2 min read


Leg Pain May Signal Vascular Disease

Atherosclerosis, plaque, hardening of the arteries, bypass surgery – people recognize these terms because they are usually part of a story about someone who had...

September 29, 2014 / 3 min read


Age and Calcium in Arteries Determine Heart...

Coronary artery calcium is best at predicting a lower risk of heart attacks, even in individuals who are considered to be at higher risk by...

September 22, 2014 / 2 min read


Heart, Brain Health Linked in Older Women

A recent study revealed that postmenopausal women with heart disease were at higher risk for dementia.

September 17, 2014 / 2 min read


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