Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

When Should Runners Worry About Surging Heart...

If you’re a regular runner — or going as far as training for a marathon or half-marathon — you’ve probably...

January 20, 2022

Why ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ Are Good Medicine

Getting a prescription for a medication is nothing new. Neither is getting your doctor’s advice to exercise regularly. When that...

January 18, 2022

Heart-Rhythm Tracking Devices are Very Popular —...

A relatively new software algorithm developed for wearable devices, such as smartwatches and fitness trackers, can detect irregular heart rhythms....

January 6, 2022

Heart Disease in Women: There IS a...

Heart disease is a leading cause of death for women in the United States, yet it is still perceived as...

December 21, 2021

New Oxygen-Infusion Therapy Vastly Improves Recovery of...

Patients who suffer the so-called “widow-maker” heart attack — which involves the near closure of the left anterior descending (LAD)...

December 15, 2021

How to Avoid ‘Holiday Heart Syndrome’ and...

The holiday season is here and so is the annual warning about taking on too much stress and straying from...

December 13, 2021

‘Tis The Season of Stress

The most wonderful time of the year can also be the most stressful. Holiday preparations and gatherings are fun, but...

December 8, 2021

Destroying Liver Tumor with Sound Waves: Baptist...

A 72-year-old man diagnosed with liver cancer was the first patient in South Florida to have his tumor destroyed by...

December 7, 2021

West Kendall Man Has Much to be...

It was 2018, just before Thanksgiving, and Manuel “Manny” Delgado was looking forward to Thursday’s family feast at the West...

November 19, 2021

Artificial Sweeteners: Top Reasons for Monitoring, Reducing...

Because of the widespread use of artificial sweeteners in drinks and packaged foods, many people consume them without even realizing...

November 16, 2021

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If you’re a regular runner — or going as far as training for a marathon or half-marathon — you’ve probably had those worrisome moments when...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What You Need...

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions affecting the hand and is highly responsive to treatment, says Dalibel Bravo, M.D., a board-certified,...

Why ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ Are Good Medicine

Getting a prescription for a medication is nothing new. Neither is getting your doctor’s advice to exercise regularly. When that advice takes the form of...

New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke...

Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase, a type of tPA medication...

Beating the Odds: Pancreatic Cancer Survivor...

At the start of 2019, Bob Dickinson got a diagnosis no one wants ― pancreatic cancer. Until very recently, pancreatic cancer cases rarely have had...

Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster;...

More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this month, with the U.S. Centers...

Resolve to Take Care of Your...

Self-care – and learning how to make it a part of your daily life – plays a key role in maintaining good mental health, and...

Knee and Hip Arthritis: Self-Assessment and...

Could the pain you are feeling be arthritis? Francisco J. Garcia, physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, answered...

Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

New year, new COVID surge. The Omicron variant has swept across the country, bringing with it new questions about testing, symptoms, quarantine guidelines, boosters, treatments,...

Dealing with Omicron Surge: Baptist Health...

The Omicron variant, much more transmissible than the previously dominant Delta strain, has yet to peak in South Florida and across the nation, as hospitals...