Heart & Vascular

Group of people sitting around a table of food. A man in foreground fills a woman's water glass. August 19, 2019

Young drinkers beware: Binge drinking may cause stroke, heart risks

Young adults who binge drink often are risking higher blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar.

Read More

Aging Well Heart & Vascular Prevention

Woman exercising and managing cardiovascular health. July 31, 2019

The My Southern Health Guide to Cardiovascular Health

Follow this advice to get on the path to cardiac wellness.

Read More

Heart & Vascular Prevention

Doctor speaking to patient on reducing afib stroke risks. July 2, 2019

How to reduce AFib stroke risks

From anticoagulants to surgical options, here’s what you need to know to prevent AFib-related brain attacks.

Read More

Brain & Memory Heart & Vascular

Learning how to survive a heart attack alone. June 12, 2019

How to survive a heart attack when you’re alone

The first few hours after a heart attack are critical. Learn about heart-attack warning signs and what to do if symptoms strike.

Read More

Heart & Vascular

Runner massaging pain in leg. Consider PAD treatment. May 29, 2019

Legs aching when you exercise? It might be PAD

Peripheral artery disease, or PAD, occurs when one or more of the arteries supplying blood to the extremities is compromised. Here’s what to watch for, and when to seek help.

Read More

Heart & Vascular

Nurse checking patient's blood pressure to catch early warning signs of stroke. May 15, 2019

Surviving a stroke: Why access to a comprehensive stroke center matters

Timing is everything when it comes to stroke survival. Here’s what’s unique about a comprehensive stroke center, from cerebrovascular surgery options to neurocritical care.

Read More

Brain & Memory Heart & Vascular

scad May 1, 2019

SCAD: What women should know about this cause of heart attacks

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is an important cause of heart attack for young women to understand.

Read More

Heart & Vascular Prevention Women's Health

signs of sudden cardiac arrest April 2, 2019

Don’t ignore the early warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest

New findings suggest that patients who respond to early symptoms could save their lives.

Read More

Heart & Vascular Prevention

daily exercise April 2, 2019

10 easy ways to get moving more each day

Short bursts of activity can be easier to fit into your busy schedule. Try these to keep moving.

Read More

Fitness Heart & Vascular Weight Management