Tag: Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute

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

Roundup: Heart Disease Hits Overweight/Obese People at...

People who are overweight or obese will likely develop cardiovascular disease at an earlier age, compared to people of normal...

March 17, 2017

Herbal Supplements May Pose Risks to Some...

Several herbal supplements have the potential to reduce the effectiveness of medication prescribed to patients with certain heart-related conditions, according...

March 15, 2017

Lower Back Pain: Physical Therapies Over Meds...

New guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP) emphasize that doctors should suggest prescription pain medicines only as a...

February 17, 2017

New Technique Spares Cardiac Patients of Radiation...

This means the patient was spared radiation exposure that could equal the effect of several hundred standard X-rays.

April 18, 2016

AED 101: Devices That Save Lives (VIDEO)

The muscles and chambers of this vital organ work together to send signals that trigger the pumping of blood, much...

February 24, 2016

Watch Now: 7 Ways to Love Your...

It was a “Heart-to-Heart on Health” for participants at a community program hosted by Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and...

February 18, 2016

Women and Heart Disease: Lack of Awareness...

February, American Heart Month, is the perfect time for women, and the people who love them, to understand the risks and...

February 10, 2016

Heart Walk: A Personal Journey for Baptist...

The goal of the Miami Heart Walk, set for 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Nov. 22, at Museum Park (1075...

November 18, 2015

Flu Shots Before Halloween, Florida Says; Test...

Your Halloween to-do lists should include an annual flu shot, says Florida State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health John...

October 9, 2015

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

With the first travel-related case confirmed in the U.S., public health officials nationwide are preparing for a possible outbreak of pneumonia caused by the Novel...

At 32, She Didn’t Know About...

Stephany Goyla found out she had cervical cancer after her first-ever Pap smear at the age of 32. A self-described workaholic, Ms. Goyla admits she...

When Does a Runny Nose Require...

After two or three days, clear mucus may change to a white, yellow, or green color. This is is usually a normal process during a...

Meet Ken Davis: A ‘Walking-Talking Miracle’...

An estimated 90 percent of people who suffer an aortic dissection die on the spot. That sobering statistic is why Ken Davis, 64, spends more...

Roundup: ‘Burnout’ Linked to AFib; Blood...

Mental and Physical Exhaustion, or ‘Burnout’, Linked to AFib Heart Condition, Study Says If you feel mental and physical exhaustion regularly — also known as...

Thyroid Cancer: Vital Facts on Detection,...

Until recently, thyroid cancer was the most rapidly rising cancer in the U.S., largely because of increased detection, says the American Cancer Society (ACS). The...

Plant-Based Burgers: Are They Really Better...

Led by the emergence of “fake” burgers from brands like ImpossibleTM Foods and Beyond Meat, plant-based meat is quickly becoming a thing. It can be...

Some Women at Higher Risk of...

While cervical cancer remains one of the most highly preventable diseases in the U.S., some women may not realize they are at a higher risk...

U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue Decline With...

The 26-year decline in overall U.S. cancer deaths registered a record single-year drop of 2.2 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to new data released...

Roundup: Alcohol-Related Deaths Surge; Best Diets...

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths More Than Double Over Last Two Decades The number of U.S. adults who have died from alcohol-related health issues every year has...