Tag: Italo Linfante M.D.

After Bout with Aneurysm, Restaurateur Serves Up...

Jhonny Mercado’s life at 46 was very busy and full of stress. As co-chairman of JAE Restaurant Group, he oversees...

January 25, 2021

Bump on Shoulder Leads to Surprise Diagnosis

It was 2016 and Humberto de Lara and his family were looking forward to celebrating the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday at...

September 23, 2020

“Lucky” Accident Saves Woman from Stroke

Sometimes, even a terrible fall can be a blessing in disguise. Such was the case with Annabell Sanabria of Kendall....

June 11, 2020

Rare Brain Condition Brings Antigua Man to...

Few people know what an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is. Robert Hall certainly didn’t –until he suffered a brain seizure on...

December 9, 2019

Flow Diverter: A New Approach to Aneurysms

A new device known as a "flow diverter" is being used by doctors at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute to...

May 20, 2014

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When Precision Matters: New Technology at...

Every millimeter matters when you’re undergoing delicate spine surgery. That’s why a new groundbreaking robotic platform to assist neurosurgeons adds an extra measure of surety at Marcus...

Resistant Hypertension: Controlling Blood Pressure Via...

Nearly half of adults in the U.S., or about 108 million, have hypertension, or high blood pressure. An even more concerning fact: Only about 1...

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Ask the Psychiatrist: Are You Fooling...

“We are living in a time that is quite stressful,” says Rachel V.F. Rohaidy, M.D., a board-certified psychiatrist at Baptist Health Primary Care. “Talking about...

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Alcohol: When Does Social Drinking Become...

In our culture, alcohol is everywhere. We may have a drink or two at a family dinner or social occasion without even thinking about it. But...

The Importance of a ‘Well-Woman’ Visit...

While women generally seek medical care when they feel sick or experience bothersome symptoms more often than men, that trend has changed over the past...

Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on...

So-called “head and neck cancers” don’t involve the brain and spine, but everything else “above the collarbone” is covered by this category, explains Geoffrey Young,...