Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

‘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

Do Varicose Veins Put You at Higher...

Varicose veins can be embarrassing to many people, but does this common condition signal a serious health issue? A new...

March 20, 2018

Ladies, Put Your Heart First: Know Your...

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women. It’s a fact that needs to be repeated because there are...

February 26, 2018

Miami Heart Study ‘May Well Have Saved...

U.S. Magistrate Judge Jonathan Goodman speaks bluntly, but with characteristic wryness, about his heredity. “The Goodmans,” he says, “have a...

February 19, 2018

Flu Causing Heart Attack in Some Patients

Despite a difficult season, most people experiencing this year’s flu – body aches, cough, sore throat and congestion – feel...

February 15, 2018

Former ‘Mr. Churrasco’ Now Savors a Healthy...

Nelson Morales, who was once known as “Mr. Churrasco” to his friends, now calls himself “the luckiest man alive.” Mr....

February 14, 2018

Roundup: Driving While Drowsy is Bigger Hazard...

Driving a vehicle while drowsy is a bigger health hazard than existing federal statistics show, says the American Automobile Association...

February 9, 2018

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New 24-Hour Stroke Protocol Treats More...

A new protocol for treating patients with the most common type of stroke – the type triggered by a blood clot that reduces or stops...

Roundup: Salmonella in Eggs, ‘Bad’ Calories...

Investigation of Salmonella Infections Linked to Eggs Continues The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cautions consumers to check egg cartons for numbers...

Foods That Fuel Mental Health

When people hear the phrase “You Are What You Eat,” the first association is likely with good physical health. But did you know the foods...

Here’s Why Exercise — Without Dieting...

The benefits of regular exercise are many: a healthier heart, improved metabolism and weight management, along with stronger bones and muscles. Not to mention exercise...

End-of-Life Care: Talking About Death and...

The use of ‘comfort care’ in news announcements about Barbara Bush’s declining health before her recent death highlighted the choices faced by those chronically ill...

‘Alarming’ Brain Study Questions Safety of...

A new study has found that kids who play tackle football at or before the age of 12 could be more susceptible to long-term cognitive...

#BaptistHealthy: Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette (Video)

Strawberries are a tasty addition to salad and using them to make homemade salad dressing is easy. Many store-bought dressings are loaded with sugar and...

Roundup: E. Coli-Romaine Update, Sugary Sports...

Florida is Now Among 29 States Affected by E. Coli-Tainted Romaine Outbreak The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added Florida to...

Opening Minds About Mental Health Stigma

With common concerns about health, safety and finances colliding with 24/7 news headlines that highlight the latest political or societal upheaval, it’s no surprise that...

South Miami Hospital’s NicView Lets Parents...

Doctors and nurses work around-the-clock at South Miami Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to care for premature and at-risk newborns. Of course, it’s also...