Our Editorial Policies:

You can count on the recommendations made on the Heart Research Blog to be checked thoroughly for accuracy and supported by the opinions of leading experts and up-to-date research.

Our mission is to deliver objective, reliable and accurate health and lifestyle information to help inform you so that you can make better choices about your family’s and your health care and lifestyle. The content we provide has been carefully chosen for its pertinence and relevance to our readers, and is thorough, well written, accurate and current.

The information provided on this site is intended to support, not replace, the orders and advice of your healthcare professional. It is not intended as specific medical advice and is not a substitute for professional medical treatment or diagnosis. Everyone’s health needs are different; please consult your physician with any questions or concerns about your health or that of your family.

Please note: The views expressed are those of each individual blogger and do not represent the views of Holy Cross Hospital.

Medical Advice Notice:

The contents of the Heart Research Blog (the “Site”), including articles, graphics, images, and all other material (the “Content”), are for your private use and informational purposes only. If you have a medical emergency, do not rely on the Content to treat your condition; call your doctor or go to a hospital immediately. The Content is not intended to be professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health professional with any questions you may have regarding any medical concerns or conditions.

Reliance on the Content or any other information provided by the Site , or any of its employees, agents, authors or others providing Content on the Site is solely at your own risk. The Site and the Content are provided on an “as is” basis.

Community Guidelines:


All communications between users of the Heart Research Blog are public and not private communications. The opinions and viewpoints expressed by users of the Cancer Center Blog are wholly their own and not necessarily those of Holy Cross Hospital, Inc., or its employees. Holy Cross Hospital reserves the right to remove any messages without notice, and also reserves the right to ban users for any reason without notification.

The communications area of the Heart Research Blog shall be used for lawful purposes only. No material shall be posted on or transmitted through the Site which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, indecent, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability or is otherwise objectionable or violates the spirit of the Holy Cross community as deemed by employees of Holy Cross Hospital, Inc.


Holy Cross Hospital encourages users to not disclose personal information anywhere on the Heart Research Blog.  Holy Cross Hospital cannot be held responsible or liable for the use of any information that users provide within this public forum. Holy Cross Hospital recommends that users do not share personal information publicly on the site such as your email address, postal address, phone numbers, social security number, credit card number, etc.


Holy Cross Hospital makes no claims that information posted by the public is accurate or reliable. Holy Cross Hospital cannot be held liable for any statements made by users of the Heart Research Blog. Holy Cross Hospital  recommends that you install a virus protection program on your computer. Users are responsible for any actions they may take based on advice or information they receive online. Users should use their own good judgment in evaluating information received online.


Users may not post any e-mail addresses or personal or business information other than their own on any area of this site. Users will be held responsible and may be criminally liable for the posting of any other individual’s personal information.

About Holy Cross Hospital

Holy Cross Hospital is a nonprofit, Catholic hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, dedicated to innovative, high quality and compassionate care. For nearly six decades, Holy Cross has continuously expanded its services to provide leading-edge care for their patients in Florida and for those from elsewhere in the United States. Holy Cross also offers an International Services program to ensure that patients from outside the U.S. receive the care they need.

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