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A Tasty Way to Cut Salt Consumption
Using a salt substitute and avoiding processed foods reduced older adults' risk of hypertension and kept meals delicious. Give it a try.
Your Heart Wants You to Eat a Little Earlier
Breakfast before 8; dinner before 9. "Chrono-nutrition" -- eating to suit your circadian rhythms is good for your heart and your brain.
On the Road to High Blood Pressure
It's not just traffic that raises your blood pressure -- air pollution does it too. Filtering the air in your car can keep your BP down.
Do It While You're Standing
Taking blood pressure while seated may not give the most accurate reading. It can't reflect a living situation where we often stand or walk.
Neighborhoods that Bring Higher Heart Risk
Veterans and others living in 'redlined' neighborhoods are at far higher risk for heart attacks and strokes. Here's what could be done.
Exercise Improves Recovery from Stroke
Strokes can produce weakness or paralysis in various parts of the body. Exercise helps stroke patients recover function faster and better.
To Protect Women with Preeclampsia: Timed Birth
Preeclampsia is a risky complication of pregnancy. Because it often occurs in the last weeks, inducing labor can protect women and babies.
Sugar Substitute Raises the Risk of Blood Clots, Stroke
A popular replacement for table sugar in low-calorie, low-carb foods, appears to raise the chances of developing dangerous blood clots.
Stroke Rehab? Hire a Choirmaster
Stroke patients with aphasia recover some of their language abilities and relieve their isolation by singing. Caregivers benefit, too.
Sex Differences in Preventive Cardiovascular Care
The guidelines for preventing CVD are the same for both men and women. So why are women told to diet when men are prescribed statins?
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