Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

For African-Americans in COVID-19 Era, Focus on...

New research on coronavirus patients adds to a growing collection of studies that COVID-19 disproportionately affects racial and ethnic minorities....

May 11, 2020

With COVID-19, Safety of Baptist Health’s Patients...

Patient safety has always been a top priority at Baptist Health South Florida. Now, as the world learns to live...

May 8, 2020

‘Life’s Simple 7’ Steps: Lowering Risk for...

When it comes to COVID-19, older adults with coronary heart disease or high blood pressure are more likely to develop...

May 2, 2020

Doctors Blame Fear of COVID-19 for Sharp...

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors across the country have reported a significant drop in the number of...

April 29, 2020

When COVID-19 Attacks the Heart, Even Without...

The coronavirus known as COVID-19 can damage the lungs and produce pneumonia that can be deadly. But as many as...

April 17, 2020

‘Silent’ Heart Attacks: Vital Facts on Symptoms...

Nearly half of all heart attacks may be “silent” – occurring without any symptoms or with symptoms that are mistaken...

February 27, 2020

Heart Palpitations: Here’s When to Seek Medical...

Palpitations often refers to a “racing heart beat” that’s not associated with exercise. But when is this condition something normal...

February 26, 2020

Heart Valve Disease: Minimally Invasive Advances Helping...

When it operates normally, the heart is a remarkably efficient organ, with the vital help of four valves that directs...

February 24, 2020

First in Florida: Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

A team at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute is the first in the state, and the first in the Atlantic...

February 11, 2020

Heart Failure: A Growing, Deadlier Condition That...

The condition known as “heart failure” is misunderstood and often under-diagnosed. Much of the confusion comes from the name. Heart...

February 10, 2020

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Quarantine 15: What is it? Why...

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Helping Hands: Expert Care can Help...

Sketch pencil in her right hand, Laida Arcia Carro (pictured above) adds tiny details to complete her portrait of a strong Haitian woman. Ms. Carro...

‘Structural Heart’ Treatment: Transcatheter Mitral Valve...

Removal from a ventilator was a milestone moment for a patient recovering from parainfluenza in Baptist Hospital’s intensive care unit. But when that patient regressed...

Innovation Allows Patients with COVID-19 to...

As the volume of patients with COVID-19 continues to challenge healthcare organizations, Baptist Health South Florida is turning to an innovative solution to keep patients...

COVID-19 Roundup: Largest Clinical Trial of...

Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Vaccine Candidate Underway; 30,000 Volunteers to Take Part The largest U.S. clinical trial to test a COVID-19 vaccine candidate has...

Getting Hurricane-Ready with Healthy Food Supplies

From June through November, it is hurricane season in South Florida.  Every year, the season seems more and more active – potentially causing widespread damage,...

Baptist Health South Florida Most Awarded...

The annual U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals issue is highly anticipated by healthcare consumers. In the 2020-2021 edition, Baptist Health South Florida is...

Migraines are Often Debilitating, But New...

A migraine isn’t just a garden-variety headache. This neurological condition is the third most prevalent illness in the world. Affecting one in 10 Americans, migraines...

Preventing a Second Heart Attack

Heart attacks, or myocardial infarctions, occur when a blood clot or piece of plaque blocks one of the arteries that carries blood to the heart....

Hope Tower: A Safe New Space...

When it came to naming the newest facility at Baptist Hospital, the choice seemed obvious: Hope Tower. The recently opened building adjacent to Miami Cancer...