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Blood Pressure

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Study Looks At Borderline High Blood Pressure And Stroke Risk

David Larson, 65, was first diagnosed with borderline high blood pressure, or pre-hypertension, in his mid-20s.

03/12/2014

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New Device May Cut Need For Blood Pressure Medications

Justin Rushin’s blood pressure was way higher than the normal 120 over 80, despite increasing amounts of medicine.

12/23/2013

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How Accurate Are Blood Pressure Machine Readings?

We’ve all seen them; maybe you use them, those blood pressure machines in drugs stores or supermarkets. But how accurate are the readings they give you?

11/22/2013

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Study: Blood Pressure Drug May Reduce Risk For Dementia

New research shows people taking certain blood pressure drugs could be helping their brains as well.

01/07/2013

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Eyes And Your Health

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but for doctors, they can actually be windows for something else: your health.

05/11/2012

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Study: Young Adults Developing High Blood Pressure

Researchers looked at more than 14,000 people between ages 24 and 32 and found that one in five had elevated blood pressure. Only half had ever been told.

05/25/2011

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Study: Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Could Affect Memory

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Loss of memory and thinking ability later in life isn’t something that happens overnight, but something that takes many years. A study is showing even at mid-life, your health can influence what […]

02/24/2011