Tag: high cholesterol

Roundup: Prediabetes Rising in Young People; Oral...

Prediabetes Rising Among Young Adults, Adolescents, New Study Finds Nearly a quarter of young adults, ages 19 to 34, and...

December 6, 2019

Obesity, Hypertension Harming Progress Against Heart Disease,...

Many years of progress in fighting heart disease, which remains the No. 1 killer of all Americans, seems to have...

September 3, 2019

Lipid Program Fights Statin Intolerance, Aims for...

Most people understand the importance of managing high cholesterol and its crucial link to cardiovascular health. But for those patients...

June 25, 2019

Top Misconceptions About High Cholesterol

Did you know that slender people can have high cholesterol? Or that getting older — even if you’re physically fit...

February 4, 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

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Rx Now: Skip Trip to Pharmacy...

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Roundup: Eliminating Cervical Cancer; Social Media’s...

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Breathing Innovation: South Miami Hospital Patient...

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Cardio-Oncology Helps Cancer Patients, Survivors Facing...

The term “cardio-oncology” has grown in prominence as healthcare professionals team up to help cancer patients at higher risk of developing heart disease or related...

First in Florida: Miami Cardiac &...

A team at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute is the first in the state, and the first in the Atlantic Southeast, to perform a so-called...

Heart Failure: A Growing, Deadlier Condition...

The condition known as “heart failure” is misunderstood and often under-diagnosed. Much of the confusion comes from the name. Heart failure does not mean the...

Roundup: Red Meat & Heart Disease;...

Red Meat, Processed Meats Raise Risk of Heart Disease, Confirms New Study Eating two servings of red meat, processed meat that includes poultry – but...

Pneumonia-Like Coronavirus: Healthcare Community Prepares for...

Updated Feb. 17: U.S. public health officials are preparing for a possible outbreak of the pneumonia-like respiratory illness caused by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, which...