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Free Stroke Screenings Offered May 3, 2013 by Cleveland Clinic Florida

Cleveland Clinic Florida has announced that it will offer Free Stroke Screenings to the public on May 3, 2013. Phone registration is required: To register, call toll-free 800-691-6555. The Cleveland Clinic states: “Strokes can happen at any age…nearly 25% . . . → Read More: Free Stroke Screenings Offered May 3, 2013 by Cleveland Clinic Florida

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National High Blood Pressure Education Month Highlights Risks from High Blood Pressure & Ways to Control It

In a statement issued May 2, Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius announced that May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month and Stroke Awareness Month. These events, sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute . . . → Read More: National High Blood Pressure Education Month Highlights Risks from High Blood Pressure & Ways to Control It

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Your Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure with DASH: the DASH Eating Plan

The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Eating Plan is published and recommended by the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, which is part of the National Institutes of Health, under the U.S. Department of Health & Human . . . → Read More: Your Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure with DASH: the DASH Eating Plan

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The Right Foods Can Help Manage Blood Pressure

Dr. Michael Roizen, Division Chair of the Cleveland Clinic, and Anti-aging expert, offers tips on blood pressure management. He cites the more colorful the fruits and vegetables, the lower the blood pressure. Spinach and tomatoes, for example, are great . . . → Read More: The Right Foods Can Help Manage Blood Pressure

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New Patient Guides & Treatment Decision Aids Provided by AHRQ

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) is providing a new series of Guides for Patients and Consumers. These new Guides for Patients and Consumers include Consumer . . . → Read More: New Patient Guides & Treatment Decision Aids Provided by AHRQ

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Your Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure

Website of the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, aimed at detection, prevention and treatment of high blood pressure, with special focus on issues for women. Includes links . . . → Read More: Your Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure

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Medications for High Blood Pressure

U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Consumer Health Information. 2 page brochure with basic, general information about some types of high blood pressure medication and their uses. >> View Info

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Blood Pressure-Lowering Drugs

Website of the American Heart Association. Lists and provides medical information on many different blood pressure medications. >> View Info

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Possible Side Effects of Drugs that Lower Blood Pressure

American Heart Association Website. >> View Info

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High Blood Pressure; Medicines to Help You

10 page booklet by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Women’s Health. Lists questions to ask your doctor, along with information on all of the FDA Approved medications for the treatment of high blood pressure (as of . . . → Read More: High Blood Pressure; Medicines to Help You

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Clinical Pearl; Treating Hypertension

by Audiey Kao, MD, PhD, Virtual Mentor, Ethics Journal of the American Medical Association, July 2003, Volume 5, Number 7. Guidelines for the treatment of hypertension. >> View Info

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Treating High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease: The ACE Inhibitors Comparing Effectiveness, Safety, and Price

Consumer Reports: Best Buy Drugs. 20 page paper discussing Consumer Reports’ selection of five ACE Inhibitor type blood pressure medications as “best buy drugs” based on evidence of their effectiveness, safety, dosing convenience, and cost. >> View . . . → Read More: Treating High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease: The ACE Inhibitors Comparing Effectiveness, Safety, and Price

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Treating High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease: The Beta-Blockers Comparing Effectiveness, Safety, and Price

Consumer Reports: Best Buy Drugs. 18 page paper discussing Consumer Reports’ selection of seven Beta-Blocker type blood pressure medications as “best buy drugs” based on evidence of their effectiveness, safety, dosing convenience, and cost. >> View Info

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Treating High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease: The Calcium Channel Blockers Comparing Effectiveness, Safety, and Price

Consumer Reports: Best Buy Drugs. 22 page paper discussing Consumer Reports’ selection of four Calcium Channel Blocker type blood pressure medications as “best buy drugs” based on evidence of their effectiveness, safety, dosing convenience, and cost. >> View . . . → Read More: Treating High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease: The Calcium Channel Blockers Comparing Effectiveness, Safety, and Price

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Comparing Two Kinds Of Blood Pressure Pills: ACEIS AND ARBS; A Guide For Adults

8 page brochure by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. >> View Info

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