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September 2017

Complex Artery Repair Gave Him His Life Back

When a coronary artery, which supplies oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle, is completely or nearly completely blocked, it is known as chronic total occlusion, or CTO. Charles Jones, 72, an accountant, knows a thing or...
August 2017

Women and Heart Disease: Awareness Saves Lives

Women and heart disease. This is still a combination that surprises many, especially women. And especially women who find out -- at an emergency room or at the doctor's office -- that they have suffered...
July 2017

Dietary Supplements Increasingly Harmful to Kids, New Study Says

New research adds dietary supplements commonly found in the home as a potential health risk to children. A new study finds that U.S. Poison Control Centers received a call every 24 minutes, on average, linked to...
June 2017

3-D Technology: Boosting Patient Understanding

Barry Katzen, M.D., founder and chief medical executive of Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, believes all patients should have a full understanding about their condition and care, particularly because there is risk involved in any procedure. “We...