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Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home
If you're not doing these things, you're measuring your blood pressure wrong.
Act F.A.S.T. to Spot a Stroke
Do you know the signs of a stroke? Knowing the signs and symptoms can make all the difference.
These Healthy Habits Might Lengthen Your Life
A new study identified five healthy habits that could increase your life expectancy.
Depression and Your Heart
Those with heart disease may have worse outcomes if they also have depression, according to a new study.
Can You Trust Online Health Message Boards?
Medical advice on message boards may not be as accurate as you think.
Managing Blood Pressure
To treat high blood pressure, many people in a recent survey said they would rather drink tea than exercise.
Noisy Jobs and Your Heart
High blood pressure and high cholesterol may be more common in those who have noisy jobs, a new study found.
Heart Health: A Problem for Most in the US
The majority of people in the United States had suboptimal cardiovascular health, according to a new study.
Antibiotics and Aortic Aneurysm Risk
A common type of antibiotic may increase the risk of aortic aneurysm and dissection, according to a new study.
World's Smallest Mechanical Heart Valve Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the approval of a mechanical heart valve to include a smaller size for use in newborns.