Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Quarantine Drinking: Experts Warn Against Too Many...

With drinks like the Quarantini, many people are toasting to their colleagues and friends and de-stressing from everything COVID-19 through...

May 20, 2020

With COVID-19, Safety of Baptist Health’s Patients...

Patient safety has always been a top priority at Baptist Health South Florida. Now, as the world learns to live...

May 8, 2020

‘Life’s Simple 7’ Steps: Lowering Risk for...

When it comes to COVID-19, older adults with coronary heart disease or high blood pressure are more likely to develop...

May 2, 2020

Doctors Blame Fear of COVID-19 for Sharp...

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors across the country have reported a significant drop in the number of...

April 29, 2020

When COVID-19 Attacks the Heart, Even Without...

The coronavirus known as COVID-19 can damage the lungs and produce pneumonia that can be deadly. But as many as...

April 17, 2020

‘Silent’ Heart Attacks: Vital Facts on Symptoms...

Nearly half of all heart attacks may be “silent” – occurring without any symptoms or with symptoms that are mistaken...

February 27, 2020

Heart Palpitations: Here’s When to Seek Medical...

Palpitations often refers to a “racing heart beat” that’s not associated with exercise. But when is this condition something normal...

February 26, 2020

Heart Valve Disease: Minimally Invasive Advances Helping...

When it operates normally, the heart is a remarkably efficient organ, with the vital help of four valves that directs...

February 24, 2020

For African-Americans, Especially, Focus on Heart Health...

There’s always something happening in February, particularly in South Florida, but for the region’s African-American population, two events in particular...

February 19, 2020

Cardio-Oncology Helps Cancer Patients, Survivors Facing Heart...

The term “cardio-oncology” has grown in prominence as healthcare professionals team up to help cancer patients at higher risk of...

February 12, 2020

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New Technology at Baptist Health Speeds...

“Time is brain” is a phrase used by neurologists that refers to what happens in the critical minutes and hours after someone suffers a stroke....

Children’s Health: Home Pools and Swimming...

While public pools and beaches remain mostly closed off to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, swimming safety still needs to be top-of-mind for families...

COVID-19 Roundup: Concerning Drop in Childhood...

CDC Reports on Alarming Decrease in Childhood Vaccinations During COVID-19 Pandemic Routine childhood vaccinations have decreased significantly since the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to a...

Keeping Young Athletes On Track During...

Many student athletes around the country are feeling lost during this COVID-19 pandemic. Spring seasons were cut short or canceled entirely and the status of...