What’s Your Cardiac Calcium Score?

Knowing the Answer Could Prevent a Heart Attack! By Andrea Moran & Shannon Traphagen Each year, approximately 655,000, or one in four Americans die from heart disease, including coronary artery disease (CAD), which is the main cause of heart attacks. Heart attacks are the primary cause of

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Menopause Increases Women’s Risk of Heart Disease

Menopause Increases Women’s Risk of Heart Disease Courtesy of the American Heart Association   During a woman’s late 40s to mid-50s when a woman experiences menopause, her risk for developing heart issues increases. Monitoring this phase of life and developing intervention strategies may help prevent heart disease,

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Check It! Challenge could lead to lower risk of heart disease and stroke

A new program is giving Western New Yorkers a chance to help control a silent killer.   The American Heart Association is now recruiting participants for the Check It! Challenge. The challenge is a community-wide program encouraging people to check, change, and control their blood pressure.  

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BGH – GVI Selected for Live Worldwide Synchronous TAVR Procedure

TAVR World Tour – Buffalo General and Gates Vascular Institute: 1 of 20 hospitals selected to participate in synchronous TAVR procedure Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI) this morning was 1 of only 4 U.S. hospitals, and one of only twenty hospitals representing fourteen countries globally

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Don’t miss a beat regarding women’s heart health

Heart disease might be seen as something that predominantly affects men, but women are not immune to this potentially deadly condition. In fact, doctors and health care professionals advise women to take serious heed of heart disease, which claims more female lives than breast cancer, other cancers,

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