Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

New Carotid Artery Procedure Lowers Stroke Risk

The carotid arteries are vital blood vessels in the neck that supply blood to the brain. With stenosis (narrowing) from...

September 17, 2019

Peripheral Artery Disease -PAD: Risk Factors, Symptoms...

About 18 million people in the United States have PAD, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

September 5, 2019

Obesity, Hypertension Harming Progress Against Heart Disease,...

Many years of progress in fighting heart disease, which remains the No. 1 killer of all Americans, seems to have...

September 3, 2019

The Skinny on Healthy Fats: Saturated vs....

A superfood-like status captured by coconut oil was swiftly stripped away after the American Heart Association (AHA) updated its guidelines,...

July 22, 2019

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

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Baptist Health has broken ground on the new Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon. The facility will continue to provide critical access to healthcare services in the...

Roundup: Breakthrough Peanut Allergy Treatment; FDA...

FDA Closer to Approving First Peanut Allergy Treatment by January An advisory committee with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first treatment...

#BaptistHealthy: Quinoa Salad with Avocado Dressing

Whole grains, such as quinoa and farro, provide essential vitamins, minerals and fiber which help regulate the digestive system and keep you fuller and more...

Triathlon Toughness: Injury Prevention Tips for...

Participants in triathlons are unquestionably tough competitors, requiring training in disciplines covering the popular sport’s swimming, cycling and running regimens. They are many physical challenges...

New Carotid Artery Procedure Lowers Stroke...

The carotid arteries are vital blood vessels in the neck that supply blood to the brain. With stenosis (narrowing) from fatty deposits, or plaque, a...

38 Years Ago, The Adams Quadruplets...

It had never happened before in the state of Florida, and it’s happened only a few times since. On Sept. 16, 1981, Florida’s first surviving...

Care On Demand Ushers in a...

For those old enough to remember when doctors used to make house calls, there is a fast-growing trend in healthcare that now brings the doctor...

Roundup: High Blood Pressure & Pregnancy;...

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Rises Dramatically Since 1970, New Study Finds There has been a sharp rise in high blood pressure among pregnant women...

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Burpee Breakdown

Burpees are considered a cardio-strength exercise that increases your heart rate while building muscle. Burpees involve your entire body, particularly your arms and shoulders. This...

Proton Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer with...

Many men half his age would be hard-pressed to match Alberto Gonzalez’s energy, enthusiasm and determination. After undergoing treatment for prostate cancer over the past...