Tag: calcium scoring

What to Expect at an Appointment With...

If you’ve been experiencing worrisome symptoms, have a family or personal history of heart or vascular disease, or simply want...

April 14, 2021

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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Roundup: Higher Rates of Heart-Health Risk...

Projected Higher Rates of Heart Disease Risk Factors to Impact Minorities Most, Researchers Find By the year 2060, projected rates of cardiovascular risk factors and...

Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

Using real-time ultrasound imaging during minimally invasive heart procedures is a relatively new advancement that has just recently taken a major step forward with the...

Ask the Psychiatrist: What to Expect...

While awareness of mental health issues and resources have become more mainstream in recent years, a South Florida psychiatrist says that many people who could...

Preventing Cognitive Decline: 5 Tips to...

Preventing cognitive decline has made the news lately. A new study indicates that physical and mental activities as people age can preserve the brain’s processing...

Miami Cancer Institute Launches Global Consortium...

Miami Cancer Institute has spearheaded the creation of the Global Bladder Cancer Consortium (GBCC), a collaboration between the world’s top experts in bladder cancer. Among...

Reading the Medication Labels

The package inserts on medications these days read like a laundry list of potential side effects. How do we know which would be more common...

A Celebrity’s Bout with Ruptured Aneurysms...

Actress Emilia Clarke, 35, best known for her role in Game of Thrones, recently spoke candidly about her struggles since suffering two ruptured aneurysms over...

Roundup: Monkeypox Declared Public Health Emergency;...

U.S. Declares Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency; Here’s What That Means The White House has declared monkeypox a public health emergency, a move that gives...

Basics of De-Stressing: Identifying, Resolving Stress...

In today’s rapidly changing world, stress is all around us and it’s hard to avoid some form of stress sometime during the day. “Anything can...

Better Breastfeeding: Tips for Expectant and...

You’ve stocked up on diapers, struggled to properly install your car seat and put together the crib. Now you’re anxiously awaiting the birth of your...