Tag: heart disease

Preventing Heart Disease At Any Age

Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health...

February 11, 2019

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute at the...

Hundreds of healthcare professionals from all over the world come together in Hollywood, FL to learn about the latest procedures...

January 28, 2019

Roundup: January’s Cholesterol Spike; Top Reason for...

Cholesterol Levels Tend to Spike in January, New Study Finds It’s not exactly unheard-of to over-indulge during the holidays and...

January 25, 2019

Lifelong Benefits of Exercise: Can 75 Be...

As part of a new major study of lifelong exercisers, researchers have found that those in their mid-70s who have...

December 13, 2018

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

Updated Cholesterol Guidelines Stress Personalized Care, Healthier...

More “personalized” risk assessments and a stronger emphasis on a healthy lifestyle are part of the updated key recommendations in...

November 19, 2018

Not Exercising is Even Worse for Your...

The majority of U.S. adults do not meet the weekly, minimum exercise routines (150 minutes of moderate activity or 75...

October 23, 2018

Prescribed, Pure Omega-3 Fish Oil Lowers Heart...

A new, large clinical trial may be the first step in preventing heart attacks and strokes in some high-risk patients...

October 1, 2018

Heart of the Matter: Advances in Aortic...

The importance of the aortic valve, one of four valves that regulate blood flow through the heart, cannot be overstated....

September 27, 2018

Controlling Sodium: Ease Up on ‘Passing the...

Sodium is a mineral that’s key for maintaining a normal balance of fluid in the body. It is also found...

September 25, 2018

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Preventing Heart Disease At Any Age

Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health studies on what’s good for...

Roundup: Obesity-Linked Cancers in Young Adults;...

Cancers Linked to Obesity Increasing Among Young Adults An obesity epidemic persists in the United States, and a new study has yielded a concerning side...

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults can undertake, provides brain health...

Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

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Preventing Injuries From Electric Scooters

With the convenience of riding on electric scooters to get from place to place in traffic-dense cities comes the risk for injury and the need...