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Harvard Releases New Report On Stress Management

Frequently late? Often angry or irritated? Unsure of your ability to do something? Overextended? Not enough time for stress relief? A new report by Harvard Medical School, Stress Management: Approaches for preventing and reducing stress, “can help you identify . . . → Read More: Harvard Releases New Report On Stress Management

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More than 50% Obesity in 39 States by 2030, New F as in Fat Report Projects

A new report issued September 18, 2012 projects that if current trends continue, in 39 U.S. States more than 50% of adults could be obese by 2030, 13 states could have adult obesity rates above 60 percent, and all . . . → Read More: More than 50% Obesity in 39 States by 2030, New F as in Fat Report Projects

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New Initiative to Help Americans Control Blood Pressure, CDC Teams with Pharmacists

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a new initiative, called “Team Up. Pressure Down,” in which the CDC and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will team with pharmacists to help . . . → Read More: New Initiative to Help Americans Control Blood Pressure, CDC Teams with Pharmacists

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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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Nationwide Events to Promote Heart-Healthy Living Being Held in February

The American Heart Association and other organizations are holding a series of nationwide events in February as part of “American Heart Month.” The purpose of this annual initiative, sponsored by the American Heart Association, is to call attention to . . . → Read More: Nationwide Events to Promote Heart-Healthy Living Being Held in February

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Facts and Statistics on High Blood Pressure

from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. >> View Info

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High Blood Pressure: What is it?

Website of the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health. Provides medical information on the nature, causes and effects of high blood pressure, as well as its incidence, who is at risk, signs and symptoms, diagnosis . . . → Read More: High Blood Pressure: What is it?

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High Blood Pressure (also called Hypertension)

MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. Good overview and links to information about high blood pressure, its nature, causes, effects, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. >>View Info

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High Blood Pressure

Aging in The Know, by American Geriatric Society’s Foundation for Health in Aging. Explains that over half of people over age 65 have high blood pressure (also called hypertension). High blood pressure can increase risks of heart attack and . . . → Read More: High Blood Pressure

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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Fact Sheet

U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Office of Women’s Health. >>View Info

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AgePage: High Blood Pressure

National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health. Basic information on high blood pressure, the risks of which increase with aging, how to measure it and steps to prevent and control it. >>View Info

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High Blood Pressure Home Page

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Website of the CDC containing medical information on high blood pressure and blood pressure generally, as well as facts and statistics, . . . → Read More: High Blood Pressure Home Page

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Interactive Hypertension Quiz

Interactive Tool by Harvard Consumer Health Content. Helps you test and expand your basic knowledge of high blood pressure. >>View Info

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Essential Hypertension

a multimedia tutorial on hypertension (high blood pressure) by MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. >>View Info

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Senior Health: High Blood Pressure

a Tutorial by the National Institutes of Health about high blood pressure in seniors. Includes discussions of medical aspects, warning signs and risk factors, prevention and diagnosis, treatment and research, frequently asked questions, and links to further resources. >>View . . . → Read More: Senior Health: High Blood Pressure

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