Archive for the Cardiology Category

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 […]

Connect. Appreciate. Respond. Empower.
April 26, 2019

There are special people in this world, who lift our spirits and care for us in ways that give us comfort. Our compassionate team of heath care providers connect with […]

Load up on the Cabbage and Veggies
March 15, 2019

Did you know that corned beef and cabbage is actually a St. Patrick’s Day and Irish-American tradition?  In the Irish homeland, the traditional St. Patrick’s Day meal eaten is lamb […]

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