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Kidney Stones: Are They Part of a Team?

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Many of us think of kidney stone disease as affecting only one organ and requiring a single treatment, but recent studies suggest that kidney stone disease is a complex disease which affects multiple organs and systems in the body.

How To Lower Blood Pressure Without Medication, From Sharon Mulvagh, MD (VIDEO)

Posted 02.24.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to lowering blood pressure without the use of medication, Mayo Clinic cardiologist Sharon Mulvagh, MD, had some great tips to share with...

Off the Cuff -- Which Alternative Blood Pressure Treatments Really Work?

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Often physicians will also recommend healthy lifestyle changes in conjunction with high blood pressure medications. Which treatments come out on top when it comes to alternative therapies?

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 ...

The Best Way To Manage Your Hypertension

Samuel J. Mann, M.D. | Posted 11.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Samuel J. Mann, M.D.

As a hypertension specialist, I advocate healthy diet, reduction of sodium intake, and exercise, as a means to avoid or reduce medication. However, most people end up requiring medication, which is helping millions live a longer and healthier life.

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 ...

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.

Go Back to Your Roots for a Healthy Diet

Marisa Moore | Posted 01.22.2012 | Black Voices
Marisa Moore

You might be surprised to learn that eating some of the traditional foods of African heritage can help lower your risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity and certain cancers.

Affordable, High Quality Health Care: The Cure for Our Economy

Dr. Dennis Gottfried | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics
Dr. Dennis Gottfried

For the sake of our entire economy, America must act now to contain health care costs while, at the same time, improving the quality of care.

Is High Blood Pressure Overtreated?

Dr. Dennis Gottfried | Posted 05.31.2011 | Home
Dr. Dennis Gottfried

Diagnosing and treating hypertension is clearly sound preventative medicine; but, as with so many areas of health care, too much of a good thing is often not good!

More Americans Are Taking Blood Pressure Meds, Says CDC

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA — More American adults are aware they have high blood pressure, and more are taking medicine to try to control it, according to a new go...