Life After a Heart Attack

 You had a heart attack. Now what?  If you don’t know the answer, you’re not alone. Many survivors feel scared, confused and overwhelmed after a heart attack and it’s no surprise. You experienced a life changing event. You probably received a lot of information and instructions from your doctor. Now, you’re trying to understand what… Read More »

Nearly half of U.S. adults could now be classified with high blood pressure, under new definitions

ANAHEIM, California — Nearly half of American adults are at risk for major health problems because of high blood pressure, according to a new scientific guideline that redefines the dangerous condition and provides tactics for doctors to detect, treat and prevent it. People with readings of 130 as the top number or 80 as the… Read More »

More than 100 million Americans have high blood pressure, AHA says

The number of Americans at risk for heart attacks and strokes just got a lot higher. An estimated 103 million U.S. adults have high blood pressure, according to new statistics from the American Heart Association. That’s nearly half of all adults in the United States. “With the aging of the population and increased life expectancy,… Read More »

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