Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Do Men and Women Sleep Differently?

Who tends to wake up earlier? Who is more prone to sleep apnea? What role do hormones play? And how...

June 8, 2021

How an Earlier Bedtime Can Boost Your...

Does being a night owl have health consequences, regardless of how many hours of sleep you get? It certainly appears...

June 8, 2021

Road Trip to Quick Recovery: Patient is...

Having survived a heart attack nearly six years ago, Cliff Watkin, 62, and his wife were living a comfortable retirement...

May 27, 2021

Can Staying Up Too Late Hurt Your...

Just because you are able to get by with limited sleep, it doesn’t mean you should. Skimping on sleep in...

May 24, 2021

Critical Limb Ischemia – ‘A Threat to...

There’s a growing worldwide epidemic of critical limb ischemia (CLI) that threatens to disable approximately 2 million Americans, according to...

May 18, 2021

‘Life is Great’: At 86, She Needed...

A little over three months ago, Joan Wright, 86, was generally healthy, enjoying gardening, doing volunteer work and spending time...

April 21, 2021

‘Health Equity’: Experts Focus on Reducing Disparities...

Health equity will occur when every person has the opportunity to “attain his or her full health potential” and no...

April 20, 2021

Sudden Retirement of NBA Star Puts Spotlight...

In a sudden announcement, Brooklyn Nets all-star center LaMarcus Aldridge, 35, announced on social media that he is retiring from...

April 15, 2021

What to Expect at an Appointment With...

If you’ve been experiencing worrisome symptoms, have a family or personal history of heart or vascular disease, or simply want...

April 14, 2021

Resistant Hypertension: Controlling Blood Pressure Via New...

Nearly half of adults in the U.S., or about 108 million, have hypertension, or high blood pressure. An even more...

April 12, 2021

Recent Posts

Brain Aneurysms: Vital Insights Into This...

There is no doubt that a brain aneurysm — a weak spot on an artery that balloons or bulges out and fills with blood —...

International Patient’s Positive Attitude Aids in...

A routine trip to the supermarket became anything but for Grand Cayman resident Tania Slijper. The 57-year-old had just pulled up to the parking lot...

Pain Management Solutions: More Options Help...

At least 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease...

Miami Cancer Institute’s CEO Discusses the...

Editor’s Note: To mark World Cancer Research Awareness Day on September 24, Miami Cancer Institute CEO and executive medical director Michael J. Zinner, M.D., offers...

COVID-19 Roundup: Latest on Pfizer Booster...

FDA Approves Pfizer-BioNTech Booster Shots for Those 65-plus, Certain Others at ‘High Risk’ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has amended the “emergency use...

Ask The Psychiatrist: What’s Behind the...

Suicide rates in the U.S. are rising, experts say, and the coronavirus pandemic may be to blame. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

Vascular Disease Awareness: Facts on the...

An unobstructed flow of nutrient-rich blood is necessary for preventing both heart and vascular diseases, and it is the vital link they share. But it’s...

Spine Surgeries at Miami Neuroscience Institute...

Ignoring persistent back pain is not a good idea, because you never know if it’s your body’s signal that something serious is causing your discomfort....

Surviving — and Thriving — After...

The Survivorship Program at Miami Cancer Institute addresses the challenges faced by cancer survivors, such as Debbie Berngard and Deborah Hasson, so that they are...

New Study: Aim for 7,000-10,000 Steps...

Logging in your daily steps on any of a multitude of apps available has become a common practice, even during the pandemic. But are 10,000...