Tag: high blood pressure

Here’s How to Properly Monitor Your Blood...

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is very common across the U.S., affecting an estimated one out of every two or...

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COVID-19 Roundup: Those with Antibodies Show ‘Substantial...

NIH Study: Those Who Test Positive for COVID Antibodies Appear to have ‘Substantial Immunity’ People who test positive for COVID-19...

March 5, 2021

Primary Care Q&A: Here’s Why It’s Vital...

Want to take control of your health in 2021? A good place to start is a visit with a primary...

January 12, 2021

Controlling Your Blood Pressure in Times of...

Most people know this vital health measurement as a top and bottom number, which refers to the pressure of blood...

November 2, 2020

High Blood Pressure: Know Your Numbers

Did you know it’s a myth that high blood pressure mostly affects people over the age of 60? Nearly half...

August 11, 2020

Monitoring, Treating High Blood Pressure in the...

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is very common across the U.S., with an estimated one out of every two or...

June 1, 2020

Prescribed, Pure Omega-3 Fish Oil to Help...

Prescribing high doses of purified EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil, can prevent heart attacks and strokes...

May 18, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Forms Public-Private Team to...

CDC Launches ‘Genomics’ Group to Share COVID-19 Sequencing Data Nationwide The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has...

May 8, 2020

Coronavirus Roundup: Hypertension Most Common in N.Y....

NY State Deaths: 86% had Underlying Illnesses, Led by Hypertension and Diabetes, New Data Shows New York’s Department of Health...

April 17, 2020

Roundup: ‘Burnout’ Linked to AFib; Blood Pressure...

Mental and Physical Exhaustion, or ‘Burnout’, Linked to AFib Heart Condition, Study Says If you feel mental and physical exhaustion...

January 17, 2020

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