Tag: high blood pressure

Roundup: More Recalls of Blood Pressure Meds;...

More Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Over Potential Cancer-Causing Impurity The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added to its...

November 30, 2018

Roundup: Adult Flu Vaccinations Decline; Oral Hygiene...

CDC: Last Season’s Adult Flu Vaccination Rate Was Lowest in Years Just over 37 percent of U.S. adults got their...

October 26, 2018

Controlling Sodium: Ease Up on ‘Passing the...

Sodium is a mineral that’s key for maintaining a normal balance of fluid in the body. It is also found...

September 25, 2018

Roundup: Flu Season Readiness, FDA Crackdown on...

CDC Urges People to Prepare for Flu Season to Avoid ‘Epidemic Levels’ In the United States, the typical flu season...

September 14, 2018

Roundup: Liver-Related Deaths Spike, Blood Pressure Meds...

Deaths from Liver-Related Diseases, Cancer Rise Sharply, Studies Reveal Deaths from liver disease have surged in recent years in the...

July 20, 2018

Too Many Adults are Not Taking Their...

As many as half of adults in the U.S. are not taking their prescribed medications for serious chronic conditions, such...

June 5, 2018

How to Naturally Lower Your Blood Pressure

Can you lower your blood pressure naturally, through dietary changes, regular exercise and managing stress? Absolutely, doctors and dietitians agree,...

March 14, 2018

Treating High Blood Pressure in Older Adults

New and stricter blood pressure guidelines may complicate treating older Americans for hypertension, experts have suggested. Most adults with measurements...

February 22, 2018

Blood Pressure of 130/80 Now Considered High,...

A new and stricter standard for determining the serious condition of hypertension, or high blood pressure, has been announced by the...

November 14, 2017

Teen’s Cardiac Death Highlights Risks of Caffeinated...

The potential dangers of caffeinated beverages to adolescents and young adults — whether it’s a coffee-rich latte, traditional soda or “energy”...

May 16, 2017

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As quick weight-loss diets go, the usual formula involves eating less carbohydrates and more protein for a period of time. These days, one of the...

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On a typical Saturday morning, Catherine Del Toro’s husband would have cooked breakfast, but on this particular Saturday she wanted to let her sweetie sleep...