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Hypertension Stress

The Beloved Community: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Prescription for a Healthy Society

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics
Jeff Ritterman, MD

Dr. Martin Luther King popularized the notion of the "Beloved Community." Economic and social justice are the twin pillars supporting the Beloved Community. These twin pillars are also necessary for a healthy society. What would be the health impacts of living in such a society?

Explained: Does Hypertension Mean You’re Stressed Out?

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

A common misconception is that those with hypertension are excessively nervous or stressed out. In my practice, this is actually one of the most common questions that I am asked by a new patient.