Tag: heart attack

Why You Shouldn’t Delay Care: Heart Attacks,...

The holiday season is here, and so is the annual uptick in the number of cardiovascular emergencies.   “The increased...

December 14, 2020

Emergency Care During COVID-19: Holiday Uptick in...

The holiday season is known for celebrations and cheer. It’s also recognized as a peak time of year for strokes...

December 9, 2020

New Helipad Opens Atop Emergency Center at...

With the goal of providing even faster access to life-saving medical care, Baptist Hospital has built a new helipad on...

October 15, 2020

Conversation with a Cardiologist: Maintaining Heart Health...

The coronavirus pandemic has us focused on our health like never before. Yet, ironically, some of us are letting ourselves...

October 14, 2020

Preventing a Second Heart Attack

Heart attacks, or myocardial infarctions, occur when a blood clot or piece of plaque blocks one of the arteries that...

July 28, 2020

‘Cardiogenic Shock Team’ Provides Urgent Screening, Treatment...

The Cardiogenic Shock Team at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and Baptist Hospital is ready around-the-clock to assist with the...

June 12, 2020

‘Silent’ Heart Attacks: Vital Facts on Symptoms...

Nearly half of all heart attacks may be “silent” – occurring without any symptoms or with symptoms that are mistaken...

February 27, 2020

Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online; Phone...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of...

April 19, 2019

Roundup: Heart Attacks in Young Women; Too...

Heart Attacks Increasing Among Young People, Ages 35 to 54, Especially Women, Study Finds The risk of having a heart...

February 22, 2019

Keeping Your Heart Healthy During the Holidays

Pressure to buy gifts, opportunities to overeat and drink too much and expectations to socialize with family and friends are...

December 12, 2018

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