Archive for the Cardiology Category

USF Health rapidly expands telehealth to keep patients connected to medical specialists
March 31, 2020

The current coronavirus outbreak is not preventing USF Health patients from seeing their providers. As the pandemic grew last week and most of Florida shifted to working remotely – and […]

New Facial Nerve Reconstruction Options
January 23, 2020

Our face makes the first impression on people, reflecting our feelings and emotions. It also holds vital functionality and sensory tools for breathing, seeing, smelling, and eating. Sudden weakness of […]

Medical Acronym Quiz – What is a PA?
January 7, 2020

The physician assistant (PA) is an essential part of the USF Health team. PAs care for patients every day, working closely with physicians, nurses, and other care providers across USF […]

Five Healthy Eating Tips for Enjoying the Holiday Season
December 17, 2019

The holiday season whirlwind is upon us, a flurry of activities and engagements from holiday gatherings to shopping for presents. We feel time-pressed, and eating right can seem pointless with […]

Managing Chronic Conditions with the Keto Diet
December 12, 2019

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food,” a quote often credited to Hippocrates. A variety of diets have come and gone. Still, the Keto diet has been […]

Make Time for Walking
October 9, 2019

It’s a great season to be outdoors, go out for a walk, enjoy Florida’s expansive blue skies and natural wonder, all while getting some regular exercise. According to the American […]

Kids and High Cholesterol
September 18, 2019

Encourage your children to be active and make heart healthy choices. Childhood obesity is on the rise, and with it comes, higher cholesterol levels and diabetes. Typically kids with high […]

All About Statins
September 18, 2019

There are so many medical terms to understand surrounding managing cholesterol, now let’s add statins. Statins are a class of drugs commonly prescribed by cardiologists to lower cholesterol in the […]

Cholesterol Confusion
September 18, 2019

Change can cause confusion, especially with how many factors relate to cholesterol management and plaque buildup. Medical innovation and clinical trials are helping to fuel adjustments to cholesterol management in […]

USF Health’s Neuro Cardiac Program targets the Heart-Brain Connection
August 13, 2019

We are only beginning to understand the dramatic impact the heart and brain have on each other. Every day, our heart pumps blood through the blood vessels of our circulatory […]

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