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The following posts are tagged with "cardiology"

Avocados Can Lower Heart Attack Risk

Incorporating avocados into your diet on a regular basis can help to protect against heart disease and improve overall health. You may be surprised to hear eating one serving of avocado a week can lower the risk of heart disease. A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association noted those who ate avocado regularly, substituting the fruit for foods with high fats like butter and cheese, had a lower risk of heart disease than those who rarely ate avocado in their diet.

What is a Cath Lab?

A catheterization laboratory, or cath lab, is a procedural hospital room where minimally invasive tests and procedures are performed to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: The Silent Killer

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death in the United States for adults over the age of 40 with nearly 850,000 people considered high risk. It’s estimated that about 95 percent of sudden cardiac arrest victims die before ever reaching the hospital, which is why a new medical procedure is being hailed as a lifesaver.