Tag: preventing heart disease

U.S. Panel Sets Guidelines on Restricting or...

A U.S. panel of experts has finalized its guidance regarding restrictions of daily aspirin intake to lower the risk of...

May 4, 2022

Heart Disease in Women: There IS a...

Heart disease is a leading cause of death for women in the United States, yet it is still perceived as...

December 21, 2021

Cardiometabolic Disease: Understanding a Global Killer

Cardiometabolic disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the world – so why haven’t you heard about it? ...

July 20, 2021

Women and Heart Disease: Lack of Awareness...

February, American Heart Month, is the perfect time for women, and the people who love them, to understand the risks and...

February 1, 2020

Roundup: Cancer Survivors Face Higher Heart Disease...

Cancer Survivors may be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Researchers Say More people than ever are surviving cancer because...

August 23, 2019

Heart Health: Calcium Scoring Test Detects Heart...

Eating healthy, exercising and not smoking are lifestyle factors long associated with preventing heart disease. Newer evidence, like the recent...

July 26, 2018

Healthy Hearts for Young Adults

How children can grow up with strong and healthy hearts was front and center at a special community education program,...

February 23, 2017

Heart Health: From Prevention to Intervention

With the goal of educating healthcare practitioners from around the globe about the importance of prevention and treatment of cardiovascular...

February 16, 2017

Roundup: Racquet Sports Score Highest in Reducing...

While just about any sustained exercise routine can improve your overall health, there may be certain sports or aerobic activities...

December 2, 2016

Staying Motivated to Exercise Regularly

While it’s recommended adults get at least 30 minutes of moderate-to-intense exercise five or more days a week, most people...

August 30, 2016

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Roundup: U.S. Experts Cannot Find ‘Sufficient’...

U.S. Task Force: No ‘Sufficient’ Evidence That Vitamin Supplements Prevent Heart Disease or Cancer For the average healthy adult with no known vitamin deficiency and...

Ask the Psychiatrist: Fireworks’ Effect on Stress...

Fireworks displays are a big part of many Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve celebrations, thrilling crowds as they fill the sky with streaking...

Migraines vs. Headaches: Know the Different...

For people who suffer from migraines, the pain is often described as an intense pulsing or throbbing in one area of the head. But for...

Baptist Health Emergency Medicine Specialist: “Fireworks...

Planning on celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with fireworks? Whether you’re lighting the fuse on some backyard fireworks or watching a professionally produced display,...

Surviving Cancer: Making the Most of...

At what point is a cancer patient a cancer survivor? It’s a question frequently asked of Darci McNally, LCSW, the director of oncology support services...

Toby Keith’s Health Revelation Prompts Reader...

Toby Keith fans were worried recently when the country music superstar revealed he has been treated for stomach cancer. “Will he be okay?” many asked....

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome vs. Bell’s Palsy:...

When singer Justin Bieber announced recently that he has Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, a rare condition that has paralyzed half his face, the news raised interest...

Exercising Outside Safely This Summer

Heat and humidity are facts of life during South Florida summers, as is the danger of heat-related illnesses. Don’t take the risk lightly. Learn what...

Baptist Health Acquires Sophisticated New Platform...

Always seeking to further the level of care available to cancer patients in the region, Baptist Health South Florida has added a sophisticated new radiosurgery...

Baptist Health Experts: Plan to Limit...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it plans to establish “a maximum nicotine level” to reduce the addictiveness of cigarettes and other combusted tobacco...