Heart Disease

The 2015 Broward Heart Walk took place at Nova Southeastern University on Sunday April 12, 2015 in Davie, Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Broward Heart Walk Takes Place At Nova Southeastern University

The Broward Heart Walk is taking place on Sunday at Nova Southeastern University in Davie.

04/12/2015

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Doctors Use 3D Printed Heart To Plan Surgery For 4-Year-Old

A 4-year-old, born with a rare congenital heart disease, has a better chance at a normal life thanks to doctors, and a 3D model printed of her heart.

01/14/2015

Sitting  (Source: CBS4)

Sitting: A Silent Killer

Doctors say sitting for too long can kill you, or at least lead to a host of ailments.

11/24/2014

Eli Sapharti: Author, From Fat Boy to Fit Man (Source: CBS4)

Focus On South Florida: From Fat Boy To Fit Man

June is Men’s Health Month. Heart Disease remains the number one killer of men and women. More than one in three adult men have some sort of heart disease. We feature Eli Sapharti, he struggled with much of his life with obesity, now he’s lost 110 pounds and written a book about how not being able to fit in an airplane seat forced him to change his life.

06/09/2013

Edward Murphy undergoes an Endopat. (Source: CBS4)

Test Detects Heart Disease Using Only Your Fingers

Could a simple, completely non-invasive test predict your risk for a heart attack just by measuring your finger? There’s a new device which can tell you the health of your blood vessels, and your heart.

CBS4–04/02/2013

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The Big Salt Shake Up

Could all those warnings about too much salt be wrong? An independent investigator with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation raises the question in a New York Times Op-Ed titled “Salt, We Misjudged You.” CBS4’s Cynthia Demos has the health controversy.

CBS4–06/11/2012

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New Device Can Detect Heart Attacks Early

A trial is underway to make a pacemaker-like device available in the U.S. that will vibrate and have an alarm, worn like a pager, that will go off if you are about to have a heart attack.

CBS4–04/09/2012

Go Red

Support A Cause: Go Red

If you see plenty of women across South Florida in red Friday, and notice Downtown Miami’s Freedom Tower is crimson, it’s not a preview of Valentine’s Day. Instead, it’s showing support for the American Heart Association’s National Go Red Campaign.

CBS4–02/03/2012

A young man died after being shot outside a Hollywood apartment early Saturday morning. (Source: AP)

CDC: Homicide Drops From Top 15 Causes Of Death

Homicide is no longer one of the top 15 causes of death in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CBS4–01/11/2012

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New Study Links Blood Vessel Damage To Sleep Apnea

Could sleep apnea be shortening your life? Recent research has found new ways to prevent potentially life threatening blood vessel damage caused by the disease.

CBS4–07/11/2011

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