Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Women: Hypertension’s Dangerous Gender Bias

Pat Chehab, 68, speaks from the heart when she talks about cardiovascular disease.  And she uses her personal medical history...

February 17, 2014

New Guidelines for Heart Disease, Stroke Prevention

The nation's leading experts on cardiovascular health have adopted new guidelines for preventing heart disease and stroke. They are now...

February 4, 2014

A Dangerous Dose of Energy?

It’s the time of year when getting fit tops many resolution lists.  But reaching for that energy drink to get...

January 6, 2014

New iCT Scanner Is Patient-Friendly

Cardiovascular disease is the nation’s leading killer of adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As a...

December 6, 2013

Heart Valve Repair without Surgery Now FDA-Approved

Several clinical trials conducted, in part, at Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute, have lead to the U.S. Food and Drug...

October 31, 2013

Life With Irregular Heartbeats

Do you know the truth about AFib? Those four letters form a catchy abbreviation for atrial fibrillation, the most common...

September 19, 2013

Resolving Infertility

Once you are ready to start a family, waiting is the last thing you want to do. But, having a...

September 18, 2013

Bush Gets Stent for Blocked Artery

Former president George W. Bush had a stent placed in an artery to his heart to unblock it and restore...

August 6, 2013

Expanding Innovation at Baptist Hospital

New programs to treat aneurysms on an outpatient basis. Advanced research into cardiovascular disease. Sophisticated equipment that will help doctors...

April 24, 2013

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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....

Aneurysms: A Talk With A Pioneering...

An aneurysm, or ballooning of an artery, is often called a silent killer because it develops without any symptoms. Most aneurysms are discovered by accident during...

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...

Men, Cancer and Fertility: Overcoming Challenges...

The most common cancers that affect men — primarily testicular and prostate cancers — can cause significant fertility problems that affect their ability to father...

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Latest Case Against Too Many Sugary...

Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, physicians, dietitians...

Spotlight on Thyroid Cancer, An Increasingly...

When actress Sofia Vergara recently opened up on television about her experience with thyroid cancer, she helped shine a spotlight on this increasingly common cancer....

Veins and Vein Diseases Explained

Blood vessels are like pipes that carry blood throughout the body. While arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the organs, our veins have...