Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Hardening of the Arteries: Sudden Death of...

Atherosclerosis — more commonly known as ‘hardening of the arteries’ — is a slow, progressive disease that can start in...

July 24, 2018

Roundup: Supplements Don’t Help Heart, Babies &...

Another study indicates that a wide range of vitamin and mineral supplements bought by millions of Americans do not help...

July 13, 2018

Roundup: Not Enough Exercise, Heart Disease Risk,...

Only 23% of U.S. Adults Get Enough Exercise, Reports CDC Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults meet the broadly accepted...

June 29, 2018

Stroke vs. Aneurysm: Different Symptoms, Treatments (Video)

A stroke is a life-threatening medical emergency that can be triggered by two different events: ischemia, referring to an ischemic...

May 30, 2018

AFib and Strokes: You Could Be At...

A racing, pounding heartbeat that can hit for no apparent reason should never be ignored. And it can be especially...

May 23, 2018

Alcohol and Brain Health: Even ‘Moderate Drinking’...

Can even moderate drinking — one or two beverages a day containing alcohol — be detrimental to your health? Yes,...

May 22, 2018

‘White Coat Hypertension’ Should Be Taken More...

Do you get nervous when your blood pressure is taken at the doctor’s office? If you do and your blood...

April 23, 2018

Heart Attack Symptoms: ‘I had the Wrong...

One day five years ago, Beatriz Martinez remembers that she felt symptoms she had never experienced before, including shortness of...

April 9, 2018

Schwarzenegger’s Heart Valve Replacement Surgery: What We...

Actor, former body-building champion and ex-governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 70, is recovering from heart surgery after complications during a...

April 4, 2018

If You Love Your Heart, Get Enough...

When most people think of risk factors for heart disease and poor cardiovascular health, sleep doesn’t enter the picture. But...

March 28, 2018

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Protecting Your Kids From Mosquito Bites

The case of an Asheville, North Carolina boy who came down with a life-threatening type of encephalitis (swelling of the brain) from a mosquito bite...

Back to School: Tips on Staying...

It’s almost time for kids and teens to return to school. And when it comes to their health, this time of year usually offers a...

Roundup: Lyme Disease, Kids’ Screen Time...

Lyme Disease From Ticks has Spread to All 50 States, Report Finds The tick-borne illness Lyme disease has been detected in all 50 states and...

Diabetes Control: Healthy Carbs vs. Unhealthy...

To an individual with diabetes, carbohydrates, or “carbs,” serve a key role in their everyday lives. Carbs represents the main nutrient that readily converts into...

Algae and Bacteria in Water: Can...

Algae blooms that have infested hundreds of miles of Florida’s waterways, red tide along the Gulf Coast and warnings about Miami-area beach waters containing high...

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Low-fat Ranch Dressing

One of the secrets to adding variety to meals is using different dressings. We’ve swapped unhealthy fats for better ones in this Low-fat Ranch Dressing...

Supplements & Multivitamins: What You Need...

Some people take a multivitamin or other supplement as a nutritional “insurance.” However, food should always be the first source of your vitamin and mineral...

Roundup: Back-to-School Immunization, Salad-Wrap Alert, and...

Parents, Don’t Forget to Review Children’s Immunization Records, Health Officials Urge As students get ready for a new school year, the Florida Department of Health...

Breastfeeding: Maintaining a Nutritious Diet

A breastfeeding diet is much the same as during pregnancy, with a few differences. It’s important to have a variety of foods to make sure...

Lung Health: Low-dose CT Scan to...

Each year, more Americans die from lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined, according to the American Cancer Society. Rates of lung cancer...