| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2009
| 4:32 PM
An inexpensive combination of a cholesterol-lowering drug and one to reduce blood pressure can reduce the incidence of heart attacks and strokes by as much as 60%, but getting patients to begin the regimen and then to stay on it......
| Jan 7, 2009
| 8:58 AM
Sounds simple doesn't it? So why is coronary heart disease the single major cause of death and stroke the No. 3 killer in the U.S.?
One reason is undeniably a lack of commitment to a heart-healthy lifestyle, according to the American Heart Association....
| Oct 26, 2009
Simply put, diabetes is a contest between people and their blood. For people whose bodies don't produce enough insulin to manage their blood sugar, the goal is a normal blood score, achieved through a balancing act of lifestyle and medication....
| Aug 17, 2009
If you want to live longer -- avoid heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and cancer -- then pick and choose your foods with care to quiet down parts of your immune system.
That's the principle promoted by the founders and followers of anti-inflammatory...