F – Face drooping A – Arm weakness S – Speech T – Time to call 911 Face drooping – Does one side of the face droop or is it […]
With a pandemic on the rise, there is a concern that people are embracing fear and ignoring early signs of a heart attack or stroke. “We want the community to […]
The numbers for heart disease are staggering. It’s the leading cause of death both for women and men and among whites, African Americans and Asian/Pacific Islanders. That, of course, is […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 700,000 Americans are hospitalized annually with atrial fibrillation as their primary diagnosis. Without intervention, these patients become five times more […]
What is a cardiologist?
Cardiologists study and treat disorders related to the heart and blood vessels, otherwise known as the cardiovascular system. They will carry out tests and procedures, such as heart catheterizations, angioplasty and inserting a pacemaker.