Southcoast Health Wants To Change Cardiac Care Conversation
Cardiovascular providers at Southcoast Health want to change the conversation around cardiac care. They want to talk about wellness and prevention as much as treatment so they can help improve the region’s overall health. “Southeastern Massachusetts is one of the least healthy areas of the state for cardiac disease, which is the number one cause of death in the United States,” said Dr...
Scans Can Detect Heart Disease
A coronary artery calcium (CAC) scan measures the amount of calcium in heart’s arteries and high levels can be associated with heart disease, according to a Harvard University report. The scan shows the presence of atherosclerosis, which can be difficult to find but is the underlying case in most heart attacks...
What to Look for With Strokes
The National Stroke Association says the following are symptoms of a stroke: Sudden numbness or weakness in your face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body. Sudden confusion, trouble speaking, or understanding; Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes; Sudden trouble walking, dizziness or loss of balance; Sudden severe headache for no reason...
Scan Can Measure Calcium in Heart
According to a Harvard University report, a scan can measure the amount of calcium in your heart's arteries, identifying the risk for a possible heart attack.
Stop Smoking, Save Your Heart
A British study shows the dangerous of smoking for your heart.
Don’t Risk Your Health Snow Shoveling
Make sure you are taking the proper steps when you are shoveling snow.
Improving Diet Can Prevent Heart Disease
Changing your diet can help you prevent heart disease.
New Stroke Guidelines Save Lives
New guidelines from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association could change how acute stroke treatment is done, meaning instead of dying or suffering lifelong disability, one of three stroke patients could fully recover...
Heart Health Month: Walk with Doc
New Bedford walkers to face off against Worcester Saturday at North Dartmouth Mall.
Items Dropped From Dunkin’ Donuts Menu
Dunkin' Donuts will be taking items of the menu as of Monday.