Heart & Vascular


Expanding Innovation at Baptist Hospital

New programs to treat aneurysms on an outpatient basis. Advanced research into cardiovascular disease. Sophisticated equipment that will help doctors perform the most complex brain...

April 24, 2013 / 2 min read


Minimally Invasive Surgery Provides Solution for High-Risk...

Janice Carlson’s dizziness and constant fatigue limited her enjoyment of life. Called “Mops” by her five children, 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, the resident of...

March 12, 2013 / 2 min read


Heart Attack Symptoms: Knowing When to Call...

You may have heard this before, but it bears repeating: do not wait if you think you are having a heart attack -- call 911...

February 28, 2013 / 1 min read


The Link Between Heart and Vascular Diseases:...

An unobstructed flow of nutrient-rich blood is necessary for preventing both heart and vascular diseases, and it is the vital link they share.

February 22, 2013 / 2 min read


10 Tips for Preventing Heart Disease Every...

Balanced nutrition, daily exercise and regular check-ups are all key to preventing heart disease. Baptist Health will highlight heart month at a special event February...

February 15, 2013 / 4 min read


Heart Attack Symptoms: Are They Different Between...

While chest pain and shortness of breath have long been the telltale signs of a heart attack, these symptoms have been based on years of...

February 8, 2013 / 2 min read


Hope and Healing: New program at Baptist...

Three words on the memorial service bulletin of Sheila M. Dietz summed up her philosophy of life: Kindness to others. “That was her mantra,” said...

December 11, 2012 / 3 min read


Myth vs. Fact: Does Gum Disease Cause...

So many people believe it — even some medical professionals — that the American Heart Association recently assembled an expert committee of cardiologists, dentists and...

October 16, 2012 / 1 min read