Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Heart Valve Procedures in a COVID-19 World:...

At the height of the COVID-19 shutdown, a frail, 93-year-old man needed a complex aortic valve replacement to survive. Physicians...

May 26, 2020

Quarantine Drinking: Experts Warn Against Too Many...

With drinks like the Quarantini, many people are toasting to their colleagues and friends and de-stressing from everything COVID-19 through...

May 20, 2020

Rule Out DVT: Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

Deep vein thrombosis, better known as DVT, refers to a blood clot that forms in a deep vein. These blood...

May 15, 2020

For African-Americans in COVID-19 Era, Focus on...

New research on coronavirus patients adds to a growing collection of studies that COVID-19 disproportionately affects racial and ethnic minorities....

May 11, 2020

With COVID-19, Safety of Baptist Health’s Patients...

Patient safety has always been a top priority at Baptist Health South Florida. Now, as the world learns to live...

May 8, 2020

‘Life’s Simple 7’ Steps: Lowering Risk for...

When it comes to COVID-19, older adults with coronary heart disease or high blood pressure are more likely to develop...

May 2, 2020

Doctors Blame Fear of COVID-19 for Sharp...

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors across the country have reported a significant drop in the number of...

April 29, 2020

When COVID-19 Attacks the Heart, Even Without...

The coronavirus known as COVID-19 can damage the lungs and produce pneumonia that can be deadly. But as many as...

April 17, 2020

‘Silent’ Heart Attacks: Vital Facts on Symptoms...

Nearly half of all heart attacks may be “silent” – occurring without any symptoms or with symptoms that are mistaken...

February 27, 2020

Heart Palpitations: Here’s When to Seek Medical...

Palpitations often refers to a “racing heart beat” that’s not associated with exercise. But when is this condition something normal...

February 26, 2020

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CDC Clarifies Advice on Cleaning, Disinfecting Surfaces to Prevent COVID-19 Spread The primary mode of COVID-19 spread is through respiratory droplets from an infected person...

Zoom Fatigue: Tips on Dealing With...

Call it “Zoom fatigue” or “Zoom exhaustion” — a side effect of the seemingly endless virtual calls and meetings on your laptop or other digital...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Fruit Infused Water

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! We all know that we should be drinking plenty of water each day because of the many health benefits, such as aiding...

How to Prevent, Ease Back Pain...

This prolonged phase of working or sheltering-in-place at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic is probably putting pressure on your back. The causes of poor...

Heart Valve Procedures in a COVID-19...

At the height of the COVID-19 shutdown, a frail, 93-year-old man needed a complex aortic valve replacement to survive. Physicians at Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

New Normal at Your Doctor’s Office...

Forget the crowded doctor’s office visits of the past. The new reality is designed for the safety of patients and employees — and this new...

Essential Tremor: More Prevalent Than Parkinson’s...

Howard Kane was in his late forties when he first noticed it. His hands trembled slightly whenever he picked up and held something. Toothbrush, razor,...

Roundup: ‘Inflammatory Syndrome’ in Children; What...

CDC Issues Alert on ‘Inflammatory Syndrome’ in Children Linked to COVID-19 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health alert...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Grilled Veggie Kabobs

With Memorial Day weekend around the corner, are you planning a cookout with your household? So many times, only the protein is on the menu....

Treating Substance Use Disorders During the...

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all areas of American life. These changes have dramatically increased feelings of uncertainty, stress, anxiety and isolation. They also...