Linda Martinez

Bio

Specialties:

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

Affiliation:

  • Presbyterian Heart Group

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About seven in 10 Americans who've had heart disease or a stroke regularly take aspirin, U.S. health officials report.

    Low-dose aspirin is promoted as an inexpensive, effective way to prevent cardiovascular disease. Researchers from the U.S. Ce...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Tens of millions of rural, poor and Hispanic Americans do not have timely access to a lifesaving heart procedure, a new study finds.

    Researchers analyzed the driving times for 306 million people to reach the closest angi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Tens of millions of rural, poor and Hispanic Americans do not have timely access to a lifesaving heart procedure, a new study finds.

    Researchers analyzed the driving times for 306 million people to reach the closest angi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Tens of millions of rural, poor and Hispanic Americans do not have timely access to a lifesaving heart procedure, a new study finds.

    Researchers analyzed the driving times for 306 million people to reach the closest angi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    THURSDAY, July 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first in a new class of drugs that show promise for combating heart failure.

    The approval of Entresto (sacubitril/varsatan) was sped up after a clinical trial found it significantly reduced t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    THURSDAY, July 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first in a new class of drugs that show promise for combating heart failure.

    The approval of Entresto (sacubitril/varsatan) was sped up after a clinical trial found it significantly reduced t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    THURSDAY, July 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first in a new class of drugs that show promise for combating heart failure.

    The approval of Entresto (sacubitril/varsatan) was sped up after a clinical trial found it significantly reduced t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who suffer a blood clot in the lungs with no obvious cause can ward off a new clot with extended use of blood-thinning medications, a new study shows.

    However, the length of time those blood thinners should be given is unclear, since their ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In more good news for those who don't let aging keep them from practicing healthy habits, a new study finds the fittest seniors are half as likely as others to suffer from heart failure.

    "Older adults can make simple changes to reduce their heart f...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In more good news for those who don't let aging keep them from practicing healthy habits, a new study finds the fittest seniors are half as likely as others to suffer from heart failure.

    "Older adults can make simple changes to reduce their heart f...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In more good news for those who don't let aging keep them from practicing healthy habits, a new study finds the fittest seniors are half as likely as others to suffer from heart failure.

    "Older adults can make simple changes to reduce their heart f...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Interventional Cardiology:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A device that grabs and drags a blood clot out through the blood vessels should be used to treat certain stroke victims, according to new guidelines issued by the American Heart Association.

    Nearly nine out of 10 strokes are caused by a blood clot...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly half of Hispanic people in the United States with high cholesterol levels aren't aware they have the health problem and more than two-thirds who are aware aren't being treated, a new study indicates.

    Reviewing data from more than 16,0...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new class of powerful cholesterol drugs is poised to hit the market, and doctors are both hopeful about their potential, and worried that insurers won't pay for them.

    The drugs, known as PCSK9 inhibitors, can drastically cut LDL cholesterol --...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Large gaps exist in Americans' knowledge about heart failure, even though nearly 6 million people nationwide have it, a new survey finds.

    Nearly half of the more than 1,600 survey participants did not know basic facts about heart failure. And two...Full Article