With COVID-19, Safety of Baptist Health’s Patients and Staff is Paramount
As the world learns to live with new challenges posed by COVID-19, the health system is taking extraordinary steps to ensure the safety of patients and staff.
Monitoring, Treating High Blood Pressure in the COVID-19 Era
High blood pressure, or hypertension, is very common across the U.S., with an estimated one out of every two or three adults suffering from this major risk factor for heart attack or stroke.
Doctors Blame Fear of COVID-19 for Sharp Decrease in Heart Attack and Stroke Cases at Hospital ERs
Doctors across the country have reported a significant drop in the number of patients they’re treating for heart attacks, strokes and other acute illnesses.
Mental Health Tips on Coping With Coronavirus Pandemic
A constant barrage of unnerving news coverage — both on TV and the Internet. The stress of the COVID-19 pandemic can affect a person’s mental well-being.
When COVID-19 Attacks the Heart, Even Without Lung Damage
As many as an estimated 20 percent of COVID-19 patients are developing heart problems — and some are dying of heart failure or cardiac arrest.
Heart Palpitations: Here’s When to Seek Medical Help
Palpitations often refers to a “racing heart beat” that’s not associated with exercise. But when is this condition something serious that needs medical attention?