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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Roundup: Health Risks of Sugary Drinks;...

Long-Term, Daily Consumption of Sugary Drinks Can Raise Your Risk of Early Death by 31% Yet another study is confirming that sugary drinks are not...

Here’s Why Tuberculosis Can Still Be...

While tuberculosis (TB) has not been a widespread health issue for Americans for decades, it remains a potentially serious threat here and worldwide, say public...

Healthy Recipe: Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Cruciferous vegetables, like Brussels sprouts, broccoli, kale, collards, cauliflower, bok choy are known as super foods for their anti-cancer properties.

Most Adults Should Not Take Daily...

In an official reversal of long-standing practice, doctors now say that most older adults should not take an aspirin a day to prevent a heart...

FDA Approves Expanded Use of ‘MitraClip’...

A device called the MitraClip was introduced in 2013 to treat patients with mitral valve prolapse, and other abnormalities that does not allow one of...

Nobel Laureate: We’re Closer to Getting...

Alzheimer’s is a cruel and mysterious disease. There is no cure, and there are many unanswered questions as to its onset and treatment options. A...

Roundup: Deaths From Dementia Rising; Smoking...

U.S. Deaths from Dementia Could Have More Than Doubled Since 2000, CDC Reports A new report by the National Center for Health Statistics says the...

Improving Sleep Health: Don’t Rely on...

Too many people make it through hectic, stressful days juggling work and family responsibilities, only to end up tossing and turning during disturbed or erratic...

Chronic Kidney Disease: You May Be...

Hallmarks of the American lifestyle, which include high consumption of processed and sugary foods, low physical activity levels and chronic sleep deprivation, are fueling an...

Pancreatic Cancer: Alex Trebek’s ‘Fight’ Highlights...

Alex Trebek, who has hosted the Jeopardy! TV game show since 1984, has announced that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In...