Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Women’s Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease Better...

Cardiovascular disease, or CVD, still ranks No. 1 in causes of death for women, according to the American Heart Association....

February 4, 2021

Prescription for a Healthy Heart? Get a...

What’s a sleep medicine physician doing at a center that specializes in cardiovascular care? Spend a few minutes with Harneet...

February 3, 2021

Athletes & Heart Health: A Different Breed

Think athletic people are immune from cardiac issues because they work out all the time? Think again. Athletes are subject...

February 2, 2021

Floppy Valve Syndrome: How Advances in Structural...

Everyone’s heart pumps with the vital help of four valves that direct blood in and out of each chamber. When...

February 2, 2021

Higher Cardiac Risks: The Link Between Black...

Black History Month and American Heart Month both fall on February, and healthcare professionals say the connection between the two...

February 1, 2021

Enlarged Prostate Symptoms: Minimally Invasive Procedure Helps...

When the prostate is enlarged, it can block or disrupt the normal function of the bladder. For many men with...

January 28, 2021

Being Heart Healthy is About ‘Eating Patterns’...

As the first “shelter-in-place” orders went into effect in March of this year, the American Heart Association (AHA) intensified its...

December 23, 2020

Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes

Loyola Marymount University power forward Hank Gathers, Detroit Pistons G-league guard and forward Zeke Upshaw, and Boston Celtics shooting guard...

December 22, 2020

Why You Shouldn’t Delay Care: Heart Attacks,...

The holiday season is here, and so is the annual uptick in the number of cardiovascular emergencies.   “The increased...

December 14, 2020

Diabetes Drug Can Treat or Reverse Heart...

Researchers have found that people with heart failure — a growing and sometimes deadly condition — showed vast improvements and...

December 8, 2020

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For cancer patients who have complex cancers with limited options or who have exhausted all other treatment options, clinical trials can be a beacon of...

What to Expect at an Appointment...

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

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Despite the very subtle change of seasons in South Florida, seasonal allergies are very common because there’s plenty of pollen in the air and mold...

When Precision Matters: New Technology at...

Every millimeter matters when you’re undergoing delicate spine surgery. That’s why a new groundbreaking robotic platform to assist neurosurgeons adds an extra measure of surety at Marcus...

Resistant Hypertension: Controlling Blood Pressure Via...

Nearly half of adults in the U.S., or about 108 million, have hypertension, or high blood pressure. An even more concerning fact: Only about 1...

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Pfizer, Moderna: Updated Testing Finds Vaccines Highly Effective After Six Months The COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech provide at least 6 months of protection...

Ask the Psychiatrist: Are You Fooling...

“We are living in a time that is quite stressful,” says Rachel V.F. Rohaidy, M.D., a board-certified psychiatrist at Baptist Health Primary Care. “Talking about...