| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:00 PM
When I was growing up, tea was something I was given by my mother and grandmother as a cure for colds. "Drink some hot tea, and you will feel better. I guarantee it." My choices were pretty simple, Tetley or Lipton.
Today, food stores stock scores of...
| Jun 28, 2013
The University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center will offer exercise classes in beginning yoga, pilates, yoga/pilates combination, fitness fusion, prenatal yoga, Yin yoga and zumba starting July 15. The session will run for...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 12:06 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who eat more raw fruits or drink juice do not necessarily have lower blood pressure, according to a new study that goes against previous evidence.
Larger, more rigorous studies have found that eating more fruits and...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:48 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Downing a cup of beans or lentils every day may help people with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar and possibly reduce their risk of heart attacks and stroke, according to a small study out today.
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:05 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating a daily dose of cocoa or dark chocolate - rich in plant compounds called flavanols - may lead to a slight drop in blood pressure for a short period of time, a fresh look at past research suggests.
Pulling data from 20...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:00 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fast food may often be high in salt, but the exact levels seem to vary based on the country you live in, according to a study published Monday.
Looking at fast-food menu information in six countries, researchers found that the...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Sure, you should keep your weight, cholesterol and blood pressure in check. But getting there — and staying there — includes a multitude of physical, nutritional and emotional components. Here are cardiologists' top 10 secrets for getting...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:35 PM
THE NURSE IS IN By Chris Hammerlund DEAR CHRIS: Settle a bet I have with my husband. He says love might be a good thing …...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 12:04 PM
Q: Is the Dash diet effective for extremely high blood pressure? I really want to avoid taking medication.
A: Research has found the Dash diet to be an effective way to lower blood pressure in people who have slightly elevated high blood pressure...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 11:24 AM
An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but three kiwis could lower your blood pressure.
A study at the American Heart Association scientific meeting in Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday found that eating the fuzzy-skinned fruit with the tart green flesh...
| Jul 18, 2011
They cuddle and purr. And they shed. They wag their tails and fetch your slippers. And they shed. They never talk back and they never hold a grudge. And they shed.
There are obvious pluses and minuses to living with pets, not only with respect to your...