Tag: heart disease

Tips to Improve Your Memory

Memory loss becomes a serious issue when it affects daily activities. That's when it's time to consult your doctor who...

August 2, 2013

5 Health Risks of Sleep Deprivation

Missing your beauty rest? Sleepless nights leave more than dark eye circles. Sleep deprivation is linked to a growing list...

July 19, 2013

Gandolfini's Death at 51 Offers Vital Lessons...

The shock of Gandolfini's sudden death from an apparent heart attack is still reverberating worldwide among his legions of fans....

June 20, 2013

It's Official: We Need to Exercise More

Only 20 percent of adults are exercising enough to meet national guidelines, leaving the rest of Americans with the important...

May 17, 2013

Minimally Invasive Surgery Provides Solution for High-Risk...

Janice Carlson’s dizziness and constant fatigue limited her enjoyment of life. Called “Mops” by her five children, 14 grandchildren and...

March 12, 2013

Heart Attack Symptoms: Knowing When to Call...

You may have heard this before, but it bears repeating: do not wait if you think you are having a...

February 28, 2013

The Link Between Heart and Vascular Diseases:...

An unobstructed flow of nutrient-rich blood is necessary for preventing both heart and vascular diseases, and it is the vital...

February 22, 2013

10 Tips for Preventing Heart Disease Every...

Balanced nutrition, daily exercise and regular check-ups are all key to preventing heart disease. Baptist Health will highlight heart month...

February 15, 2013

Heart Attack Symptoms: Are They Different Between...

While chest pain and shortness of breath have long been the telltale signs of a heart attack, these symptoms have...

February 8, 2013

Myth vs. Fact: Does Gum Disease Cause...

So many people believe it — even some medical professionals — that the American Heart Association recently assembled an expert...

October 16, 2012

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FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Pfizer Third Doses to Those 65 & Older, and Those at High Risk An advisory panel of experts for the U.S....

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Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, physicians, dietitians...

Spotlight on Thyroid Cancer, An Increasingly...

When actress Sofia Vergara recently opened up on television about her experience with thyroid cancer, she helped shine a spotlight on this increasingly common cancer....

Veins and Vein Diseases Explained

Blood vessels are like pipes that carry blood throughout the body. While arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the organs, our veins have...

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness is...

Lower extremity peripheral artery disease, or PAD, is underdiagnosed, undertreated and “underappreciated” in the U.S., despite its prevalence with an estimated 8.5 million Americans, primarily...

Facts About Third Doses of Vaccines...

People with immune systems that are moderately to severely compromised, including many cancer patients, make up about 3 percent of the adult population and are...

Answers to the Top-Searched Health Questions

Thanks to the Internet, answers to almost any question are available with a few clicks of the mouse – including questions about health concerns.  Millions...