| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:11 PM
University of Florida researchers have found a correlation between Medicare and patient access to surgical treatment for subarachnoid hemorrhage, a type of stroke that affects as many as 30,000 Americans each year — often causing death or long-...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Most people know that high cholesterol can be a killer, particularly the LDL or “bad” cholesterol that clogs arteries and causes heart attacks. If you receive abnormally high LDL results after a cholesterol check, how should you talk to your...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Nicholas Souris was appointed as a sales associate for Century 21 Carioti, Orlando.
Wayne Rich, of counsel in the Orlando office of Broad and Cassel, was appointed to chair Florida's Advocacy Subcommittee of the American Heart Association during the...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Tel Aviv — Because heart cells cannot multiply and cardiac muscles contain few stem cells, heart tissue is unable to repair itself after a heart attack. Now Tel Aviv University researchers are literally setting a new gold standard in cardiac...
| Oct 7, 2014
I've received several questions via our iPhone App about recent discussions in both the media and the medical community surrounding sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young athletes.
Each year, between 10 million and 12 million kids in the U.S. participate in...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Rachael Mazer was promoted to administrator at Seaside Health and Rehabilitation in Dayton Beach.
Allisson Yu was promoted to senior vice president, development at the American Heart Association in Orlando.
Olga Sinelnik was hired as a groomer and...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:18 AM
People who have a heart attack while traveling abroad may be able to safely fly home on a regular commercial flight, according to a new study published in the Air Medical Journal.
"There is very little useful information in the literature, to guide...
| Sep 28, 2014
Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:11 AM
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14th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival: kick-off party at Clancy's Cantina on today, indoor venues around Flagler Ave. and New Smyrna Library on Saturday, indoor venues...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:46 AM
This September, two local schools received an American Heart Association Teaching Garden sponsored by Farm Fresh: Rosemont Elementary School in Virginia Beach and John Smith Elementary School in Hampton.
They celebrated by planting fall crops that...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:23 PM
For decades, Big Pharma and medical technology firms have made gifts and other payments to physicians as part of developing, testing and marketing their products, an expense long recognized as another cost of doing business.
On Tuesday, the federal...