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Cardiac Arrhythmia: Symptoms and Solutions

Cardiac arrhythmia is another way of saying that a patient's heartbeat is irregular, too slow, or too fast. An arrhythmia can be a chronic or temporary condition, and its seriousness can range from harmless to life-threatening. If you notice anything … Continue reading

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Nutrition for a Healthy Heart

One of your best defenses against future heart disease is the food you fill your plate up with every day. What goes on in your kitchen can become your biggest help or hindrance when it comes to your health. Nutritious … Continue reading

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How to Prevent a Heart Attack

Do you maintain a lifestyle that precipitates the onset of heart disease? Learn about your cardiovascular risks now, and you may live a healthier life later on.   Know Your Risks Poor diet, obesity and lack of physical activity may … Continue reading

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Hot Weather and Your Heart Health

For many, hot weather means a return to favorite outdoor activities, be it a backyard cookout with friends or a trip to the beach with family. However, hot weather can be hard on your heart. When your body is hot, … Continue reading

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Heart and Vascular Institute of Florida South joins the HCA network

December 30, 2010, St. Petersburg, FL – The Tampa Bay Heart Institute at Northside Hospital announced today that it will be acquiring The Heart and Vascular Institute of Florida South (HVIF) as part of the hospital’s long-term vision of becoming … Continue reading

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Give Your Heart a Good Start This Year

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. This year, choose a resolution that will help you feel better and live longer: resolve to improve your heart health! … Continue reading

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Protect Your Heart, Protect Your Mind

For centuries, doctors and scientists puzzled over whether the heart or the brain was the “center” of a person. Little did they know, the two organs are so closely linked that they’re essentially inseparable. The brain regulates the heartbeat, while … Continue reading

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