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blood pressure

7 mistakes that can boost your blood pressure reading

Who knew that a full bladder or being chatty could bump up your numbers?

Blood pressure check? There may be an app for that

New phone case invention, using high-tech 3-D printing and "force" sensor, feeds and converts data via smartphone app.

Tackling Alzheimer’s disease

It is never too late to lower your risk factors for dementia, but the time to start is now.

Patient Story

PT helps Ironman test his mettle

At age 56, Kevin Rupp aims to compete in triathlons as long as his body will let him.

Medical reality catches up to science fiction

Scientists unveil their Star Trek-like 'tricorder' to track human health.

Moving toward a better blood pressure pill

Combining low doses of multiple drugs might work for some.

Remote Amazon tribe may have healthiest hearts on earth

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear.

Study: Less salt, more life

Consuming a bit more sodium each day may significantly increase your odds of dying early.

Diabetes, meet thy foe

Prevention programs are shown to be effective tools in the war against this chronic ailment.

Study: Tighten blood pressure standards

Adults at greater risk of heart disease would benefit from lower systolic readings.

Got gout? Explore the DASH diet

This heart-healthy eating plan seems to also relieve inflammatory joint problems.

Booze, high blood pressure a dangerous mix

Study links moderate drinking to heart damage in people with hypertension.