Heart & Vascular


Puppy Love, Healthy Hearts

Does stress have you on a short leash? Getting a watchdog may help. Fido, the family pet, can help guard your heart from the ill...

August 21, 2013 / 2 min read


Bush Gets Stent for Blocked Artery

Former president George W. Bush had a stent placed in an artery to his heart to unblock it and restore blood flow, his spokesperson announced...

August 6, 2013 / 2 min read


5 Health Risks of Sleep Deprivation

Missing your beauty rest? Sleepless nights leave more than dark eye circles. Sleep deprivation is linked to a growing list of chronic conditions and illnesses,...

July 19, 2013 / 3 min read


Baptist Health Hospitals Again Named to Prestigious...

Much like movie industry executives await the Oscar nomination list every January, hospitals look forward to July, when U.S. News & World Report releases its...

July 16, 2013 / 2 min read


Gandolfini's Death at 51 Offers Vital Lessons...

The shock of Gandolfini's sudden death from an apparent heart attack is still reverberating worldwide among his legions of fans. It is also causing many...

June 20, 2013 / 2 min read


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