HEART HEALTH NEWS
Telemedicine is bridging gaps in health care coverage, offering a virtual solution for patients to communicate with their doctor when distances, location, or access present physical barriers.
The nine factors identified in healthy living seem simple to follow on the surface. “Healthy living is a lifestyle. It’s not just exercise and nutrition; it is also support.”
Join Drs. Rafael Papaleo and Krzysztof Drzymalski on Tuesday, July 16th for a free community seminar on Coronary Artery Disease presented by St. Peter’s Health Partners and Capital Cardiology Associates at the Hilton Garden Inn, Troy.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing has projected “a shortage of Registered Nurses (RNs) that is expected to intensify as Baby Boomers age and the need for health care grows.”
In New York, tobacco use is responsible for more than 28,000 deaths every year — that’s more than alcohol, auto accidents, and shootings. “We know that 80% of smokers will see a health care provider every year, that’s a perfect opportunity for counseling on the risks of smoking, but also for treatment.”
Cardio-oncology is a new field in cardiology. Cardiovascular disease and cancer are the 2 main causes of death in the United States. Cardio-oncology describes the efforts to prevent or treat patients with cancer who face heart problems caused by cancer treatments.