Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Meet Ken Davis: A ‘Walking-Talking Miracle’ After...

An estimated 90 percent of people who suffer an aortic dissection die on the spot. That sobering statistic is why...

January 20, 2020

New Procedure at Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

Obstruction of the coronary artery, which supplies oxygen-rich blood to the entire heart muscle, is a rare but potentially deadly...

December 19, 2019

Holiday Heart Attacks: What You Need to...

The number of heart-related deaths in the U.S. increases by 5 percent during the December and New Year holidays. With...

December 10, 2019

Rare Brain Condition Brings Antigua Man to...

Few people know what an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is. Robert Hall certainly didn’t –until he suffered a brain seizure on...

December 9, 2019

‘Stents vs. Drugs’ Debate: Shared Decision-Making for...

Recent headlines across the nation have referred to a major new study that compared procedures to unclog blocked arteries using...

December 5, 2019

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute’s Heart Valve...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, has been a leader for years in performing a...

October 21, 2019

World Heart Day: Promoting Healthier Lifestyles Year-Round

Nearly half of American adults are living with some form of cardiovascular disease, the American Heart Association (AHA) said in...

September 26, 2019

New Carotid Artery Procedure Lowers Stroke Risk

The carotid arteries are vital blood vessels in the neck that supply blood to the brain. With stenosis (narrowing) from...

September 17, 2019

Peripheral Artery Disease -PAD: Risk Factors, Symptoms...

About 18 million people in the United States have PAD, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

September 5, 2019

Obesity, Hypertension Harming Progress Against Heart Disease,...

Many years of progress in fighting heart disease, which remains the No. 1 killer of all Americans, seems to have...

September 3, 2019

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Long Haulers: New Study Looks at Risk Factors Linked to Lingering COVID-19 Symptoms Reports of so-called “long haulers” or “long-COVID” are rising — referring to...

A Closer Look at Breast and...

Many women understand that if they have breast cancer, they may be at higher risk for ovarian cancer ― and vice versa. But did you...

Woman with Chronic Debilitating Back Pain...

If you’re one of the 16 million Americans who suffers from chronic back pain, you know how it can affect every waking – and sleeping...

Discussing Bladder Issues in the No...

Bladder issues — ranging from minor annoyances to major life disruptions — are common. Talking about them is not.  Don’t let an unwarranted stigma attached...

Meningiomas: Prominent Expert’s Q&A on the...

Meningiomas represent about 1 out of 3 primary brain and spinal cord tumors. They are the most commonly diagnosed primary brain tumors in adults. And...

COVID-19 Testing at Baptist Health: Easy...

As Florida’s schoolchildren return to the classroom, and restaurants, bars, sports venues and other businesses are now able to reopen at full capacity, one thing...

The Innovation Mindset: Transferring Intellectual Advances...

In today’s society, the term innovation has become synonymous with value. Many even call our current global economy the “innovation economy.” There’s no shortage of...

Watch Now: Marcus Neuroscience Institute Delivers...

Today is World Spine Day 2020. Since an estimated one billion people worldwide suffer with spinal pain, it is an opportune time to remind everyone...

COVID-19 Roundup: First U.S. Case of...

Nevada Man, 25, First Confirmed Case of ‘Reinfection’ With COVID-19, Case Study Says A 25-year-old man from Nevada was infected twice with COVID-19 earlier this...

New Helipad Opens Atop Emergency Center...

With the goal of providing even faster access to life-saving medical care, Baptist Hospital has built a new helipad on the roof of its emergency...