Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

High Blood Pressure: Knowing Your Risk, Improving...

By now, you would think that most people are aware of the risks associated with high blood pressure, including heart...

May 16, 2019

Transforming ‘TAVR’: More Aortic Valve Patients Will...

The aortic valve, one of four valves that regulate blood flow through the heart, undoubtedly serves a vital function. For...

April 1, 2019

Roundup: Heart Attack Rate Drops in Older...

Heart Attack Rate Among Adults 65 and Older Drops by One-Third, Researcher Say Since the mid-1990s, the number of older...

March 29, 2019

Most Adults Should Not Take Daily Aspirin...

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

March 20, 2019

FDA Approves Expanded Use of ‘MitraClip’ for...

A device called the MitraClip was introduced in 2013 to treat patients with mitral valve prolapse, and other abnormalities that...

March 19, 2019

What is Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)?

Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is an advanced form of peripheral artery disease that causes pain, ulcers or gangrene in the...

February 28, 2019

Baptist Health Doctors Co-Develop Azurion with FlexArm...

Known worldwide as an innovative leader in cardiovascular procedures and technology, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute recently unveiled Azurion with...

February 27, 2019

Coronary Calcium Scores: Determining Your Risk to...

A heart scan, also known as a coronary calcium scan or cardiac CT for calcium scoring, is a non-invasive test...

February 25, 2019

Roundup: Heart Attacks in Young Women; Too...

Heart Attacks Increasing Among Young People, Ages 35 to 54, Especially Women, Study Finds The risk of having a heart...

February 22, 2019

‘Response Teams’ for Pulmonary Embolisms are Saving...

Imagine a medical “SWAT team” that mobilizes to help patients with a particular condition that can be life-threatening. That’s essentially...

February 20, 2019

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Healthy Tips for Outdoor Food Grilling...

With Memorial Day Weekend and the official start of summer around the corner, outdoor grilling safety should be a priority during festivities. And that’s especially...

Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need...

When it comes to breast cancer prevention, awareness and living healthy are at the top of the list. “While age – getting older – is...

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

This refreshing citrus recipe is easy to make ahead of time, and it even tastes better when left marinating over night. It’s perfect to keep...

Stroke Survival: What You May Not...

You’ve probably heard about the F.A.S.T. system of recognizing stroke symptoms. But did you know that it just takes one of those symptoms — not...

Pool Chemistry: Facts About Healthy, Safe...

In South Florida, swimming is a year-round activity, either at the beach or the pool. But the end of school marks the beginning of many...

Having Children After Cancer: What to...

As more patients survive cancer, many look forward to a future that includes having children and raising a family. While some therapies to improve cancer...

Roundup: How Much is Too Much...

More Than 5 Cups of Coffee a Day May Be Too Much, Researcher Say Previous studies have found that drinking coffee is healthy, with one...

High Blood Pressure: Knowing Your Risk,...

By now, you would think that most people are aware of the risks associated with high blood pressure, including heart disease and stroke – the...

Healthy Recipe: Easy Balela Salad

May is International Mediterranean Diet month. There is compelling scientific evidence that following a Mediterranean style of eating reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer,...

B.E.S.T. Responders Tend to Stroke Patients...

To say that time is critical for stroke patients coming into the ER is an understatement. The team of healthcare professionals at Baptist Hospital, working...