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Preventive Health Screenings for Women
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Preventive Health Screenings for Women

Be proactive about your health. Find out what medical appointments you should be making today.

Eat Right: Do's and Don'ts to Control Blood Pressure
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Eat Right: Do's and Don'ts to Control Blood Pressure

Reducing salt and fat in your cooking can help control blood pressure. Learn more about eating to control blood pressure.

The Silent Killer: One Woman’s Story of High Blood Pressure
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The Silent Killer: One Woman’s Story of High Blood Pressure

This woman didn’t know she had high blood pressure and was at risk for heart disease until she had a heart attack.

Having a Heart Attack at 30
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Having a Heart Attack at 30

Heart disease doesn't have an age minimum.

High Blood Pressure Affects Your Body: What You Need to Know
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High Blood Pressure Affects Your Body: What You Need to Know

High blood pressure often doesn't show any symptoms, but it's important to understand how high blood pressure affects your body.

Be Aware of Your Blood Pressure
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Be Aware of Your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure can have many serious affects on your body, so check your blood pressure this month and get control of this disease.

More Than Half of Americans Have a Chronic Disease
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More Than Half of Americans Have a Chronic Disease

More than half of Americans have at least one chronic disease, mental illness or problem with drugs or alcohol, according to a new study.

Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment for Elderly Is Safe and Worth It
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Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment for Elderly Is Safe and Worth It

People who get their high blood pressure down to normal levels may substantially cut their risk of heart disease -- even if they're elderly or have already had heart problems, new research suggests.

Stressed Childhood Might Raise Risk for High Blood Pressure Later
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Stressed Childhood Might Raise Risk for High Blood Pressure Later

A stressful childhood might predispose some people to struggle with high blood pressure as adults, a new study suggests.

High Blood Pressure May Hike Dementia Risk
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High Blood Pressure May Hike Dementia Risk

High blood pressure, particularly in middle age, might open the door to dementia, the American Heart Association warns in a new scientific statement.