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High Blood Pressure Prevention

Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes? Yes. It. Can. Be. Done.

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 10.23.2013 | Impact
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

When health care systems and their patients follow simple steps, they can lower blood pressure and save lives. Prevent many of the nearly 1,000 deaths a day in the U.S. as a result of high blood pressure? Yes, it can be done. What can you do to help?

Another Reason To Get In More Vitamin D

Posted 03.14.2013 | Black Voices

Daylight savings time has imparted a few extra hours of sunshine across the U.S., just as researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), the Dan...

Why Soul Food And Salt Consumption Are Hard To Break

Posted 09.20.2012 | Black Voices

While a team of researchers at Georgia Health Sciences University explored the connection between high blood pressure and stress last week, a team of ...

Which Is Worse: Being Stressed Or Eating Fried Foods?

Posted 09.11.2012 | Black Voices

It's well known that stress and fried foods are amongst the causes of hypertension, but which one poses the greater risk? According to Dr. Gregory ...

Why College Is Good For Your Heart

Posted 09.27.2012 | Black Voices

You've heard the benefits of a college degree before, but new research suggests that there's a healthful one, too. According to researchers at the ...

Losing Weight Can Reduce Your Risk Of Disease (VIDEO)

Posted 09.02.2012 | Healthy Living

Losing weight and keeping the pounds off is a goal many people have, but now research shows that staying healthy can significantly reduce your risk of...

Before The Damage Is Done -- Keep Your Pressure Under Control

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

High blood pressure can damage the kidneys without any warning, but the news isn't all bad. By knowing your risk and keeping tabs on your numbers, you may be able to prevent blood pressure from getting out of control.

Celebrating Nutrition on America's "Food Day"

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 12.20.2011 | Food
Danielle Nierenberg

Promoting safe, healthy and affordable food is only one aim of Food Day. The organizers also want to support sustainable, humane farming, and fair trading conditions.