Nurses, Podcasters Team Up To Give Free Blood Pressure ScreeningsAfter a recent podcast on the subject of director John Singleton’s passing, Two Haute Mamas hosts decided to take some action.
Blood Pressure Drug Recalled For Possible Life-Threatening Label ErrorA potentially life-threatening label mix-up has led to a nationwide recall of a high blood pressure medication, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Study: Lowering Blood Pressure Cuts Risk Of Alzheimer'sLowering blood pressure more than usually recommended not only helps prevent heart problems, it also cuts the risk of mental decline that often leads to Alzheimer's disease, a major study finds.
Study: Lowering Blood Pressure Helps Prevent Mental DeclineResults were announced at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference.
Frank Puts His Heart To The TestWhen someone asked Frank if he wanted to find out what his chances for heart disease looked like, he was nervous.
Good Question: What Do Your Blood Pressure Numbers Mean?The results of a landmark federal government study released on Monday could mean the guidelines for healthy blood pressure are about to change.
Project Has Goal Of Improving Health In NE Minn.The state Department of Health has received a $140,000 federal grant to help lower blood pressure and improve health for residents in northeastern Minnesota. Minnesota is one of nine states to receive a grant as part of the federal Million Hearts Initiative.
Taking Your Own Blood Pressure May Help Control ItHow's your blood pressure? A new study finds that monitoring your own blood pressure at home might help get it under control. HealthPartners conducted the study with 450 patients.
Study: Minnesotans Need To Watch Their Blood PressureThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly one in three Americans, or 67 million people, has high blood pressure. About half of those people do not have the condition under control.
New Approach Tested For Hypertension "Maxed out on the medications," is how Bill Ezzell describes his struggle with blood pressure. It's dangerously high even though the North Carolina man swallows six different drugs a day.