Tag: American Heart Association

‘I Never Thought I’d Be a Candidate...

At age 47, and with no apparent risk factors for cardiovascular disease, Cristina Totoricagil, an assistant school principal, suffered a...

November 21, 2017

Peripheral Artery Disease -PAD: Risk Factors, Symptoms...

About 18 million people in the United States have PAD, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

September 25, 2017

How to Beat Heart Disease (Video)

Are you at risk for heart disease? If you haven’t had a checkup in a long time, you could be....

February 8, 2017

Women and Optimism: Can a Healthy Outlook...

One U.S. study found that “optimists were less likely than pessimists to develop coronary heart disease and less likely to...

September 27, 2016

Hearty Savings: Exercise Can Reduce Your Healthcare...

Regularly exercising at moderate levels – the minimum recommended by the American Heart Association -- can add up to a...

September 13, 2016

‘Silent’ Heart Attacks: What You Need to...

Because the warning signs can be very subtle or go unrecognized, people who suffer a silent heart attack have a...

August 31, 2016

Roundup: High Exercise Level Reduces Risk of...

Researchers analyzed 174 studies published between 1980 and 2016 to determine the effect of exercise on five diseases: breast cancer,...

August 12, 2016

Watch Now: 7 Ways to Love Your...

It was a “Heart-to-Heart on Health” for participants at a community program hosted by Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and...

February 18, 2016

Running the (Short) Distance for Your Health

Four studies of runners shows that running a total of just 51 minutes a week improves cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, respiratory and...

January 19, 2016

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More on Head, Neck Cancers: ‘Game-Changing’...

Immunotherapy will be a “game-changing” treatment for head and neck cancers, while more clinical trials are on the horizon for Miami Cancer Institute. This is...

Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online;...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of sleep every night, right? Wrong....

Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly common and effective treatment for...

Healthy Passover Recipes: Creative Uses of...

Tradition reigns supreme at the Passover dinner table, but that still leaves plenty of room to get creative with recipes.  While most people associate Passover...

Healthy Recipe: Bunny Face Brown Rice...

In case you missed the piles of candy bunnies and chocolate eggs in the stores, Easter is around the corner. More holidays have become strongly...

Troubling Trend: More Kids Under 6...

The number of children under the age of 6 rushed to ERs after swallowing small objects — especially such items as button batteries, coins and...

Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on...

Each year, approximately 110,000 U.S. adults are diagnosed with “head and neck” cancers. While most diagnoses are in people older than 50, it is increasingly...

#BaptistHealthy: Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet potato hash is healthy, homemade and hearty. Roasted sweet potato, bell pepper, onion and rosemary are the makings of this winning hash. It also...

Hepatitis A on the Rise: What...

Parts of South Florida are seeing an increase in cases of hepatitis A, a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A...

Roundup: Poor Diets vs. Smoking; Don’t...

Poor Diets Linked to More Deaths Globally Than Smoking, Says Major New Study Unhealthy eating — fueled by a high intake of sodium, sugary foods...