Tag: American Heart Association

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 5, 2019

‘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

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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She’s a Hairdresser and Breast Cancer...

As a hairdresser for more than 30 years and a “very private person,” Gabriele Bauer, 50, had her life dramatically change when she was diagnosed...

New Endovascular Suite at Bethesda Heart...

Bethesda Heart Hospital has become the first hospital in Palm Beach County — and one of just a few in the nation — to have...

COVID-19 Roundup: ‘Long Haulers’ with Mild...

One-Third of COVID-19 Patients with Initial Mild Illness Had Lingering Symptoms for Months Nearly one-third of people who contracted COVID-19 had lingering symptoms for a...

Swollen Lymph Nodes after COVID-19 Vaccine...

A small number of women have noticed enlarged lymph nodes after receiving the coronavirus vaccine and are mistaking them for a symptom of breast cancer,...

Ask the Psychiatrist: Heart Health and...

Research shows a strong connection between your emotions and your heart. Love, anger, sadness, depression, loneliness, hostility, a Type A personality – all of these...

Lower Your Cancer Risk by Knowing...

Your genetic makeup ― half from your mother and half from your father ― is responsible for your hair and eye color. Yet it’s more...

I’m Feeling Brand New Again: How...

Essential tremor is one of the most common movement disorders. And as its name indicates, it effects movements that are essential for daily living —...

Q&A on Weight Management: There’s No...

For decades, public health experts have warned us about the negative consequences of the obesity epidemic. The numbers continue to rise, however, with no sign...

A Different Cardiovascular Risk for Women:...

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S., representing about one of every three female deaths. Women have been extremely...

Rushed from Panama to Miami Cardiac...

Gabriel Paolo, 75, a retired chemist who worked for years in pharmaceuticals, was still very active with side businesses and enjoying the company of his...