Your Health Questions Answered

How Does Covid-19 Affect Your Heart?

We know the virus has short-term effects on cardiovascular health, but are there any long-term effects we should worry about? A Sarasota cardiologist chimes in.

09/22/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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Should You Get a Coronary Calcium Scan?

Coronary calcium scans have gained popularity as a way of detecting calcium buildup in the blood vessels of the heart—an early indicator of potential heart disease.

08/08/2019 By Hannah Wallace

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Florida Department of Health Promotes Heart Health with Free Program in Newtown

In 2017 in Sarasota County, the crude hypertension death rate for the black population was 20.5 per 100,000 people vs. the white population at 16.9 per 100,000 people.

05/14/2019 By Staff

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Cardiac Care Office Adds New Physician

Heart Rhythm Consultants, P.A., recently hired Dr. Antonio Moretta.

02/13/2019 By Staff

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Hospital Performs Record Number of Heart Surgeries

Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s heart team performed its 1,000th surgery of the year last month.

10/16/2018 By Staff

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Sarasota Heart Specialists on Understanding Atrial Fibrillation (AFIB)

Although it’s the most common heart rhythm problem in Sarasota-Manatee, much about atrial fibrillation remains a mystery.

12/03/2014 By Abby Weingarten

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Sarasota Health News: February 2014

An alternative to open-heart surgery, advice for caregivers and fitness news.

01/31/2014 By Hannah Wallace

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The Startling Truth About Women and Heart Disease

Local experts reveal the shocking truth about heart disease and women.

10/22/2013 By Abby Weingarten

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New Treatments for Foot Ailments

Sarasota physicians offer new foot care treatments and insights into foot health.

10/22/2013 By Megan McDonald

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Health Report

Sarasota health news: February 2013.

02/01/2013 By Beau Denton