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blood pressure

Blood pressure patterns may predict stroke risk

Doctors emphasize importance of routine blood pressure checks and treatment of high blood pressure at early ages.

Daytime sleepiness, long naps linked to heart risks

People who nap more than one hour a day are also more likely to develop type 2 diabetes.

Big swings in blood pressure spell trouble

Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease or early death.

Blood pressure vaccine shows promise

Experimental treatment might benefit people who forget to take meds.

Patient Story

Win with wellness

Scott Smith discusses how a health program led to winning results.

Bad news for night owls

When compared to early birds, the late-night crowd faces higher health risks.

Pay attention to prehypertension

High blood pressure is easier to avoid if caught in the early stages.