Tag: calcium scoring

Heart Health: Calcium Scoring Test Detects Heart...

Eating healthy, exercising and not smoking are lifestyle factors long associated with preventing heart disease. Newer evidence, like the recent...

July 26, 2018

Former ‘Mr. Churrasco’ Now Savors a Healthy...

Nelson Morales, who was once known as “Mr. Churrasco” to his friends, now calls himself “the luckiest man alive.” Mr....

February 14, 2018

Your Calcium Score; Your Heart Health

If you could peek into your future and see what your heart health may look like in five to 10...

February 1, 2018

What’s a ‘Coronary Calcium Score’ and Who...

Calcium usually has a good reputation as an important element in building strong, dense bones. But calcium is also a...

February 6, 2017

Watch Now: Study Shows Value of Heart...

“We believe that irrespective of age, coronary artery calcium testing provides a personalized assessment of risk to help a clinician...

October 23, 2015

Are You a Candidate for Cardiac Calcium...

While calcium is an essential building block for the body, calcium can also be used as a marker for identifying...

February 5, 2015

Calcium: The Good vs. the Bad

While calcium is an element that is essential for living organisms, including humans, it also plays a factor in atherosclerosis,...

January 13, 2014

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