If your blood pressure jumps at the sight of a doctor’s or nurse’s uniform, does that mean you’ve got white coat hypertension? Family physician David Brill, DO, provides The Short Answer.
The guidelines are expected to reclassify millions of people as having high blood pressure. They are the first new blood pressure guidelines in 14 years.
What’s not to love about this refreshing blend of tropical flavors — mango, coconut and lime — and strawberries? Especially when you can squeeze in your minimum daily serving of veggies!
A study shows some processed and packaged foods contain less sodium today than they did nearly 15 years ago.
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