Tag: high blood pressure

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

There is mounting evidence that prescribing high doses of purified EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil, can...

November 26, 2019

Roundup: Early Menopause & Heart Risks; ‘Drug...

Menopause Before Age 50 Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Researchers Say Early menopause — which affect women before...

October 25, 2019

Roundup: Time for Flu Shots; U.S. Diets...

CDC Issues Updated Flu Shot Recommendations October is almost here and that means it’s time for getting your flu shot...

September 27, 2019

Roundup: High Blood Pressure & Pregnancy; Ban...

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Rises Dramatically Since 1970, New Study Finds There has been a sharp rise in high...

September 13, 2019

Obesity, Hypertension Harming Progress Against Heart Disease,...

Many years of progress in fighting heart disease, which remains the No. 1 killer of all Americans, seems to have...

September 3, 2019

Roundup: Benefits of 300 Fewer Calories; Alcohol’s...

Cutting Just 300 Calories A Day Could Bring Heart Health Benefits New research finds that even a modest reduction of...

July 19, 2019

Roundup: Risks of ‘White Coat Hypertension’; Belly...

‘White Coat Hypertension’ May Double Risk of Death From Heart Disease If your blood pressure surges above a normal level...

June 14, 2019

Roundup: How Much is Too Much Coffee?...

More Than 5 Cups of Coffee a Day May Be Too Much, Researcher Say Previous studies have found that drinking...

May 17, 2019

High Blood Pressure: Knowing Your Risk, Improving...

By now, you would think that most people are aware of the risks associated with high blood pressure, including heart...

May 16, 2019

Exercise vs. Meds: Are They Equally Effective...

Regular exercise can have an empowering effect on one’s health — and even lower blood pressure and reduce visceral body...

April 3, 2019

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#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Berry Chia Seed...

This 10-minute Berry Chia Jam is quick and easy to make. The jam is thickened with chia and is not only nutritious but delicious. It’s a...

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There is mounting evidence that prescribing high doses of purified EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil, can prevent heart attacks and strokes...

Q&A on Living With COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is a progressive lung disease that damages the airways in your lungs and makes...

Roundup: HPV-Linked Anal Cancer Rates Rise;...

HPV-Linked Anal Cancer Cases, Deaths Climb Dramatically 2001-2015, Study Says Anal cancer diagnoses and deaths related to human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted...