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Obesity Can Send Kids' Blood Pressure Soaring
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19, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Children and teens who become or stay obese may quickly face up to three times the risk of developing high blood pressure compared to their slimmer peers, a new study says. These findings are of particular concern because …

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When Getting A Blood Pressure Cuff Takes All Day
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The doctor told Sharlene Adams to get a blood pressure cuff, so she set out to buy one. For Adams, who lives in West Baltimore, that meant four bus rides, a stop for a doctor's signature, two visits to a downtown pharmacy for other medical supplies, a …

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Steps your family can take to fight high-blood pressure
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KUSA – February is Heart Month, and every week, 9NEWS is talking about an different aspect of your heart health. About 80 million U.S. adults have been diagnosed with high-blood pressure. From 2003 to 2013, the high-blood pressure death rate increased …

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Marion County Health Department Offering Free Blood Pressure Checks
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More>>. The Marion County Health Department is helping residents be heart healthy. For the month of February, they are offering free blood pressure checks. Also, for $25, patients can receive a "lipid panel test" to check cholesterol and risk of heart …

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Withings' new in-app algorithm for high blood pressure is almost as good as a …
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Instead of a new device, Withings is announcing a new algorithm to help you make sense of your blood pressure readings. Aimed at people with high blood pressure, the Hy-Result algorithm “helps people interpret and assess personalized interventions that …

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Daily dose of beetroot juice improved endurance and blood pressure
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Feb. 11, 2016 – Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have found that a daily dose of beetroot juice significantly improved exercise endurance and blood pressure in elderly patients with heart failure with preserved …

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Free Blood Pressure Screenings on “Love Your Heart Day,” February 11, 2016
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This year, give yourself and loved ones a healthy gift from the heart by getting a free blood pressure screening on Thursday, February 11, 2016. The County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA) joins community partners and Live Well San Diego to celebrate …

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New Blood Pressure Guidelines Dangerous?
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1, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Scientists continue to debate when doctors should prescribe blood pressure medication for older Americans, with a new study saying delayed treatment puts people at greater risk of stroke. For people 60 and older, a U.S …

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Follow Your Heart: The Importance Of Home Blood Pressure Monitoring
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In an effort to prevent one million heart attacks by 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention along with the Million Hearts initiative, have declared February to be National Heart Month. Looking at the figures, this is clearly a national …

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