Dr. Caren and Dr. Urman's Heart Health e-Newsletter
This complimentary monthly educational service is for our patients and their families but please forward it to anyone who might find it of interest. It usually is sent out the first Friday morning of each month with occasional additional special editions as well or with adjustments to our delivery schedule during health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to enter our website and learn more about our practice. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions or wish to make an appointment.
As of April 15th, all persons 16 and older in LA County are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Most of our patients have received their vaccinations. We strongly encourage all of our patients to get the COVID-19 vaccine when they are eligible, and as medically appropriate.
COVID-19 VACCINES AVAILABLE FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILY
Your loved ones can be vaccinated by appointment through Cedars-Sinai's Beverly Center drive-through clinic. They have appointments available for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccines. Encourage your friends and family 16 and older to schedule an appointment here even if they're not a Cedars-Sinai patient. They can schedule in one of the following ways:
We remain committed and available for your cardiac health needs.
As health care providers, there is nothing more important to us than the well-being of our patients.
It is important to keep yourself heart healthy while trying to remain safe.
- We Remain Open to Serve You
- We Are Caring For You in a Safe and Secure Environment
- Do Not Delay Your Potentially Life-Saving Cardiac Care
No doubt, even under the best of circumstances, life for us will not be entirely back to normal anytime soon although there are promising signs that vaccines will become more widely available soon. However, no matter what, we are here for you. Let us know if you have any questions or concerns and take advantage of technology to stay medically connected with us to keep you healthy.
If you would like to see prior COVID-19 Heart Health e-Newsletters from 2020, click here
[Author’s note: This e-newsletter was written on Thursday, May 6, 2021. The COVID-19 and pandemic subject matter is rapidly changing, and the recommendations in this newsletter may be out of date within a short period of time. Find the latest general recommendations from the LA County Dept of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control by clicking on the links.]. In addition, this link is quite thorough and complete in giving you the latest statistics not only for LA county but also how we compare to the rest of the country: https://corona-virus.la/data
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| ||Following a Heart-Healthy Diet and Lifestyle|
Study Supports Eating Fish for Heart Health
|For people with heart disease, eating fish twice a week may be a lifesaver. |
Too Much Red Meat Might Harm Your Heart
Those who ate more red and processed meat had poorer heart function, smaller ventricles and stiffer arteries. The researchers also found that as study participants ate more fish, their arteries were stretchier and their hearts worked better