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Heart Health

Bad Cholesterol: What it Says About Your Risk of Heart Attack

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in every four deaths in the U.S. is caused by heart disease or heart attack. One of the most effective ways to reduce your risk for heart attack and stroke is keeping your LDL cholesterol (LDL-C) often called bad cholesterol, number within the healthy…

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What are the Long-Term Effects of COVID-19?

For many who contract the novel coronavirus, the manifestations of the disease tend to the mild and moderate, with improvement in a couple of weeks. But for those who survive COVID-19 after intubation and a long hospital stay, the health ramifications may last long after they are discharged.  COVID-19 is showing itself to be much…

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Safeguarding Your Heart During COVID-19

Charles Dorman had always wanted to do the Great Loop, navigating the waterways around the eastern U.S. from Florida to Canada and back home to Savannah, Georgia. In early spring, he and his wife bought a 39-foot trawler and began the long trip. At 66, Dorman is in great shape. He’s run a few half…

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Cardiovascular Health at University of Miami Health System

UHealth Launches COVID-19 Heart Program [arve url=”https://youtu.be/c77gT_b4rH4″ width=”640″ height=360″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”] Jeffrey Goldberger, M.D., chief of the cardiovascular team at the University of Miami Health System, discusses the launch of the COVID-19 Heart Program, designed in part to evaluate the heart health of patients who have recovered from COVID-19. TRANSCRIPTION Although COVID-19 has presented itself…

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