CHICAGO (AP) — Many older adults with high blood pressure can be treated less aggressively, which could mean taking fewer pills to get it under control, according to new treatment guidelines from an expert panel. […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amar Jones knows that high-salt Chinese takeout isn’t good for his high blood pressure. But the lure of shrimp with broccoli is hard to resist. So he was heartened recently to hear […]
CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests giving patients easier-to-take medicine and no-copay medical visits can help drive down high blood pressure, a major contributor to poor health and untimely deaths nationwide. Those efforts were part […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Another reason to eat breakfast: Skipping it may increase your chances of a heart attack. A study of older men found those who regularly skipped breakfast had a 27 percent higher risk […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A surprising new report questions how sharply Americans should cut back on salt. Make no mistake: Most Americans eat way too much, not just from salt shakers but because of sodium in […]
Every minute in the United States, a woman dies from heart disease, stroke or other form of cardiovascular disease. February 1 is National Wear Red Day. Click here for TONS more information and to hear an interview with a heart specialist at St. Johns.
CHICAGO (AP) – New research shows unemployment hurts more than your wallet; it may damage your heart. That’s according to a study linking joblessness with heart attacks in older workers. The increased odds weren’t huge, […]