By Lizette Borreli | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 14:12
Women who have high blood pressure during pregnancy are at an increased risk of a stroke in their lifetime.
By Chris Weller | Tue, 09/10/2013 - 17:31
Physicians began treating patients more effectively for high blood pressure with the introduction of pay-for-performance incentives, one study finds.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 08/23/2013 - 13:00
The Philadelphia Healthy Chinese Take-out Initiative seeks to prevent high blood pressure in city residents by reducing the amount of salt in Chinese take-out restaurant dishes.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 08/15/2013 - 18:17
Young people with student loans might be more likely to have mental health issues, high blood pressure, and poorer general health than those who are debt-free.
By John Ericson | Wed, 08/14/2013 - 23:08
Vitamin D was found to have little effect on hypertension in a year-long survey involving 159 patients.
By Nsikan Akpan | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 16:56
A Johns Hopkins study finds that 'hypervigilance' about race is linked to elevated blood pressure in black patients.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 06/13/2013 - 19:38
Older adults who volunteer can reduce their risk for hypertension by 40 percent, adding to the list of other benefits that come with helping the community out.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 06/10/2013 - 22:03
A CDC report found that one in five people report difficulties paying medical bills, but African-Americans are hit the hardest, according to NPR.
By Ashik Siddique | Thu, 05/16/2013 - 00:16
Being interrupted by cell phone calls can cause higher blood pressure readings, though it’s unclear whether mobile phone use is actually linked to risk for hypertension.
By Christie Rizk | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 13:05
Omega-3 fatty acids may not offer previously claimed health benefits to certain individuals, a new study finds.
By Ashik Siddique | Fri, 03/22/2013 - 00:38
Energy drinks' side effects for healthy young people can include irregular heart arrhythmia and increased blood pressure, according to new conference findings.
By Ashik Siddique | Wed, 03/13/2013 - 17:20
Vitamin D benefits may include helping African-Americans at risk for cardiovascular disease to lower their blood pressure.