Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Lipid Program Fights Statin Intolerance, Aims for...

Most people understand the importance of managing high cholesterol and its crucial link to cardiovascular health. But for those patients...

June 25, 2019

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

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10,000 Steps Daily? How Many Do...

Taking 10,000 steps a day for optimal health has become a widely held belief. But walking that much may not be necessary for improved health...

Roundup: Multivitamins & Heart Health; Best...

Many Supplements Not Beneficial for Heart Health, Review of Studies Says An analysis by different collaborating institutions — including the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine...

#BaptistHealthy: Pork Tenderloin in Minutes (Video)

Okay, so you have your Instant Pot (pressure cooker) —  now what? With just a few simple ingredients and less than 30 minutes, a pork...

Heat Wave: How to Stay Healthy...

Summer seems like the season when we should be most carefree. But it actually is associated with a spike in injuries and illnesses, statistics show....

Defying the Odds: He Survives Twice-Ruptured...

A network engineer and father, Javier Quintana, 53, was very active and physically fit, playing tennis regularly and weight training three times a week. But...

Facts About ‘Flesh-Eating Bacteria’ and Precautions...

After two cases of “flesh-eating bacteria” infections were reported recently from contact with waters off Florida’s west coast and panhandle, public health officials and physicians...

Roundup: Meds and Dementia Risk; CDC...

Long-Term Use of Some Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia, Study Says A new study indicates there may be a higher risk of dementia...

Fireworks Safety Update for This 4th...

Families and friends gathering for the Fourth of July holiday can take “simple safety steps” when celebrating the nation’s birthday with fireworks, says the U.S....

#BaptistHealthy: Lentil Veggie Patty

Looking for a healthier alternative to a burger? Try this easy-to-make lentil veggie patty.  You can eliminate the saturated fats found in red meats and...

Roadway Safety: Texting-While-Driving Law Takes Effect

Starting today, July 1, 2019, texting while driving is a primary offense in Florida, meaning police officers can pull over drivers who are seen using...