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Hypertension Forced Me to Have My Baby Preterm. There Were No Warning Signs.

Being 42 years old, I knew I was at a higher risk for pregnancy complications, but this came out of nowhere and turned my world upside down

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Preterm Birth

1 baby in 10 is born too soon in the U.S. each year. Is your baby at risk?

Improve Your Heart Health After Menopause

Improve Your Heart Health After Menopause

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women. Dr. Nieca Goldberg tells us how we can reduce our risk.

Did You Know There Are Early Warning Signs for Hypertension?

One of the most dangerous things about hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is that it can damage a woman's body without even being noticed. Here's what you need to know.

How to Eat to Your Heart’s Content

Learn how to feed yourself and your family a menu that will make your cardiologist smile.

Got High Blood Pressure? Get Your Flu Shot

If you have high blood pressure, getting a flu shot could save your life, researchers say.

The Bottom Blood Pressure Number Matters, Too

Yes, you need to make sure you pay attention to the blood pressure bottom number. Here is what you need to know.

Work Stress, Poor Sleep, High Blood Pressure a Deadly Trio

Job stress, high blood pressure and poor sleep may be a recipe for an early death.

Does Your Family Eat Out a Lot? Watch Your Blood Pressure

You know that too much salt contributes to high blood pressure, but you might not realize how easily eating out could put you and your kids at risk.

Rethinking Blood Pressure Readings

What do blood pressure guidelines mean for you? Learn more.

Insights Into Women and Stroke Risk

You might be surprised to learn that stroke is the number three killer of women.

Measure Your Blood Pressure at Home? New Guidelines Set Healthy Readings

When you're taking your blood pressure at home, a reading of 130 over 80 or above should be considered high

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3 of 4 Black Americans Have High Blood Pressure by 55

That's a far higher rate than seen among either white men (55 percent) or white women (40 percent).

Enlist a Pharmacist to Help Manage High Blood Pressure

Researchers found that when a doctor's practice included a pharmacist, patients received more attentive care.

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Raised Blood Pressure Before Pregnancy Linked to Miscarriage

Young women with elevated blood pressure before pregnancy appear to have a greater risk of miscarriage, even if they haven't been diagnosed with full-blown high blood pressure, a new study suggests.

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