Emerging Cardio-Oncology Field Targets Heart Disease Risks In Cancer PatientsAn emerging field called cardio oncology is growing to allow cardiologists and oncologists to work together to monitor women at risk for heart disease during and after cancer treatment.
Eating Cheese Won't Increase Risk Of Heart Problems, Study SaysResearchers say eating dairy products won’t increase your risk of developing heart problems later on in life.
Is Fast Food Linked To Childhood Heart Disease?Researchers in Britain say kids who regularly eat fast food could be on the fast track to getting heart disease and diabetes when they are older.
Broward Heart Walk Takes Place At Nova Southeastern UniversityThe Broward Heart Walk is taking place on Sunday at Nova Southeastern University in Davie.
Doctors Use 3D Printed Heart To Plan Surgery For 4-Year-OldA 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.
Sitting: A Silent KillerDoctors say sitting for too long can kill you, or at least lead to a host of ailments.
Focus On South Florida: From Fat Boy To Fit ManJune 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.
Test Detects Heart Disease Using Only Your FingersCould 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.
The Big Salt Shake UpCould 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.
New Device Can Detect Heart Attacks EarlyA 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.
Support A Cause: Go RedIf 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.
CDC: Homicide Drops From Top 15 Causes Of DeathHomicide 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.
New Study Links Blood Vessel Damage To Sleep ApneaCould sleep apnea be shortening your life? Recent research has found new ways to prevent potentially life threatening blood vessel damage caused by the disease.
Need An EKG? There's An App For That!Heart disease is the #1 killer of men and women in America. Heart attacks strike more than 1 million people each year. Now, some Broward doctors are using smart phones and iPads to speed up diagnoses and treatment for cardiac arrest patients.
New Procedure Speeds Recovery After AngioplastyIt’s the number one killer in American and last year alone cost the U.S. more than $316 billion in healthcare. It’s heart disease.