Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

What You Should Know About Heart Valve...

If left untreated, advanced heart valve disease can cause heart failure, stroke, blood clots or death due to sudden cardiac...

February 16, 2015

Heart Disease Affects Women, Too

Ask just about any woman you know what illness she fears most of all, and she’ll likely respond with some...

February 9, 2015

Are You a Candidate for Cardiac Calcium...

While calcium is an essential building block for the body, calcium can also be used as a marker for identifying...

February 5, 2015

New 'Drug-Coated Balloon’ Treats Blocked Arteries

Only days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new device to help open blocked arteries — without...

November 28, 2014

Heart Health Risks Spur Stricter Rules for...

Now the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to impose stricter limitations on the testosterone drug industry at a...

November 10, 2014

Blood Pressure vs. Heart Rate: Learn the...

There are many misconceptions regarding BP and heart rate readings, primarily because the two are usually taken simultaneously by most...

October 20, 2014

New Screening Guidelines for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Actor George C. Scott, French General Charles de Gaulle and physicist Albert Einstein – each renowned in his respective field...

October 7, 2014

Leg Pain May Signal Vascular Disease

Atherosclerosis, plaque, hardening of the arteries, bypass surgery – people recognize these terms because they are usually part of a...

September 29, 2014

Treating Varicose Veins

Good news! You don’t have to live with varicose veins if they bother you. There are several treatment options that...

July 16, 2014

Flow Diverter: A New Approach to Aneurysms

A new device known as a "flow diverter" is being used by doctors at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute to...

May 20, 2014

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She’s a Hairdresser and Breast Cancer...

As a hairdresser for more than 30 years and a “very private person,” Gabriele Bauer, 50, had her life dramatically change when she was diagnosed...

New Endovascular Suite at Bethesda Heart...

Bethesda Heart Hospital has become the first hospital in Palm Beach County — and one of just a few in the nation — to have...

COVID-19 Roundup: ‘Long Haulers’ with Mild...

One-Third of COVID-19 Patients with Initial Mild Illness Had Lingering Symptoms for Months Nearly one-third of people who contracted COVID-19 had lingering symptoms for a...

Swollen Lymph Nodes after COVID-19 Vaccine...

A small number of women have noticed enlarged lymph nodes after receiving the coronavirus vaccine and are mistaking them for a symptom of breast cancer,...

Ask the Psychiatrist: Heart Health and...

Research shows a strong connection between your emotions and your heart. Love, anger, sadness, depression, loneliness, hostility, a Type A personality – all of these...

Lower Your Cancer Risk by Knowing...

Your genetic makeup ― half from your mother and half from your father ― is responsible for your hair and eye color. Yet it’s more...

I’m Feeling Brand New Again: How...

Essential tremor is one of the most common movement disorders. And as its name indicates, it effects movements that are essential for daily living —...

Q&A on Weight Management: There’s No...

For decades, public health experts have warned us about the negative consequences of the obesity epidemic. The numbers continue to rise, however, with no sign...

A Different Cardiovascular Risk for Women:...

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S., representing about one of every three female deaths. Women have been extremely...

Rushed from Panama to Miami Cardiac...

Gabriel Paolo, 75, a retired chemist who worked for years in pharmaceuticals, was still very active with side businesses and enjoying the company of his...