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Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home
If you're not doing these things, you're measuring your blood pressure wrong.
You're a Lifesaver: All About CPR
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a procedure done when the heart stops beating. It can be a lifesaver.
Controlling Cholesterol
Looking to protect your heart health? Check out these five tips for managing your cholesterol.
Don’t Miss a Beat
Drums pounding or fish flopping in the chest are ways people describe atrial fibrillation (AFib). Get to know the symptoms and how to control the disease.
Give Your Heart a Tune-Up
Looking to lower your blood pressure?
Act F.A.S.T. to Spot a Stroke
Do you know the signs of a stroke? Knowing the signs and symptoms can make all the difference.
Blood Pressure: A Numbers Game
High blood pressure is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease. But what do your blood pressure numbers actually mean?
After Recalls, Which Blood Pressure Medications Are Safe?
A list of "safe" sartan-containing medications has been released.
New Generic Valsartan Approved
A new generic valsartan (Diovan) has been approved. The hope is that it can help with the recent valsartan shortages.
Additional Blood Pressure Medications Recalled
If you take losartan or a product containing valsartan, you may have a recalled and potentially dangerous medication in your medicine cabinet, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).