Tag: cardiovascular disease

Stand Up for Your Health: How to...

You know that foggy, unfocused feeling you get after sitting too long at your desk? It may very well be...

June 12, 2018

Roundup: Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, HPV Vaccinations, Heart-Healthy...

It’s Best to Focus on Quality Foods, Less on ‘Low-Carb’ or ‘Low Fat’ — Researchers Find What’s better for you...

February 23, 2018

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

Heart Health: From Prevention to Intervention

With the goal of educating healthcare practitioners from around the globe about the importance of prevention and treatment of cardiovascular...

February 16, 2017

‘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

Sitting, Heart Disease: 7 Ways to Get...

Sitting for long blocks of time can increase your risk of developing different illnesses, including heart and vascular diseases, research...

May 16, 2016

Study: Healthy Lifestyle, Healthier Heart (Video)

A heart-healthy lifestyle includes exercise, good nutrition and other attributes, according to a health metrics plan outlined by the American...

May 6, 2016

Watch Now: ‘FAST’ Matters When it Comes...

May marks American Stroke Month, a time to increase public awareness of stroke warning signs in the U. S. The American...

May 4, 2016

Roundup: White House, CDC to Hold Summit...

The White House is inviting experts in mosquito control and public health to a one-day summit on the Zika virus...

March 4, 2016

Heart Disease: Prevention Saves Lives, Cuts Costs

Expenses related to cardiovascular disease represent 17 percent of overall national health expenditures.

March 3, 2016

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#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Exercise on-the-Go

Over the next few weeks, we will present a series of quick exercises that can performed anytime or while traveling on summer vacation —  by...

Lipid Program Fights Statin Intolerance, Aims...

Most people understand the importance of managing high cholesterol and its crucial link to cardiovascular health. But for those patients who cannot control their raised...

Her Skin Condition Called for ‘Scarless’...

About two years ago, Lynette Boodhoo was told by her endocrinologist that he needed to monitor her hyperparathyroidism. But this past January, Mrs. Boodhoo was...

Roundup: Obesity Rate Among Preschoolers; Measles...

Obesity Rate Declining Among Kids, Ages 2 to 4, Who Receive U.S. Food Aid, CDC Says The overall childhood obesity rate in the United States...

Healthy Recipe: Sautéed Kale

Kale is packed with antioxidants such as beta-carotene and vitamin C, and it’s one of the world’s healthiest foods. Research has shown that eating vegetables...

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Power of Breath

De-stress, focus and wind down with these simple breathing techniques that can help lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety, lower stress and improve sleep.  You can...

First in S. Florida: New ‘WEB’...

It’s called WEB, short for Woven EndoBridge, and it’s a self-expanding mesh ball made of nickel titanium that is implanted within aneurysms located in the...

New Shoulder Surgery Option: Fewer Complications,...

Once Jerry Tobin could no longer enjoy his hobbies because of pain in his shoulders, he went to his primary care physician for help and...

Roundup: Risks of ‘White Coat Hypertension’;...

‘White Coat Hypertension’ May Double Risk of Death From Heart Disease If your blood pressure surges above a normal level at the doctor’s office because...

Healthy Brunches: Do’s and Don’ts

As the weekend approaches, plans may call for a Father’s Day brunch. After all, brunch can be a great time for family and friends to...