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  1. Two hours of TV puts your kids at high blood pressure riskRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    London: Parents must watch out as kids, who spend more than two hours watching television, computers or video consoles in a day run a 30 percent greater risk of developing high blood pressure, says new research. Doing no daily physical activity or an activity which is less than an hour a day makes one more prone to risk by 50 percent, said researchers from University of Sao Paulo, in Brazil.

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  2. Children watching TV for more than two hours a day at greater risk of blood pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News

    A study on European children concludes that spending more than two hours a day in front of a screen increases the probability of high blood pressure by 30%. The article also points out that doing no daily physical activity or doing less than an hour a day increases this risk by 50%.

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  3. Multimorbidity - not just an older person's issue. Results from an Australian biomedical study.Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Multimorbidity, the simultaneous occurrence of two or more chronic conditions, is usually associated with older persons. This research assessed multimorbidity across a range of ages so that planners are informed and appropriate prevention programs, management strategies and health service/health care planning can be implemented.

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  4. Loyola physician reveals top five health concerns for men, offers tips to prevent themRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News

    Men lead women in the likelihood to die from nearly all the most common causes of death. Still, men are less likely to go to the doctor than women and often try to ignore symptoms of health problems.

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  5. Michael A. DiTeresa, MD, Receives On-Time Doctor Award in 2014Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | 24-7 Press Release

    Michael A. DiTeresa, MD, Physician and Internist at Tomball Regional Medical Center's adult internal medicine department, has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in health care. With 14 years of indispensable contributions to the health care sector, Michael A. DiTeresa has been afforded professional success as a physician and internist at Tomball Adult Internal Medicine.

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  6. Dr. Murray Feingold: a Beeta high blood pressure with borschtRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Borscht, or beet soup, is today's topic. Some of you may have never tasted this soup, but in many Slavic and eastern European countries it is the “soup du jour.” It has also become popular in the United States.

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  7. Weight loss journey: Part IRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Elizabeth Whitt, a communications major at Eastern Kentucky University of Richmond, Ky., has the maturity of a 40-year-old in the body of a woman who just turned 21. It's a 175 pounds thinner body than the same that she had at age 19, when she made the decision to have gastric sleeve weight loss surgery and focus on her health. I am writing a book called Project 199: My Business Plan to Lose 175 Pounds based on my recent gastric sleeve surgery and my plan to move from my initial weight of 377 pounds to weighing 199.

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  8. Cardiologists urge caution with daily aspirinRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ReporterHerald.com

    A 45- or 50-year-old patient mentions that her father had a heart attack at the same age.

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  9. More sleep may put you at higher stroke riskRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    London: In yet another instance of how too much of a good thing can be bad for you, new research shows that people who sleep more than eight hours a night face increased risk of stroke. Long sleepers -- those who sleep more than eight hours a night -- are 46 percent more likely to have a stroke than people who sleep six to eight hours a night, which is considered an average amount of sleep, the findings showed.

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  10. Factors associated with grade 1 hypertension: implications for...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    Factors associated with grade 1 hypertension: implications for hypertension care based on the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension in primary care settings JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong Background A Reference Framework for Hypertension Care was recently developed by Hong Kong government to emphasise the importance of primary care for subjects with high blood pressure . The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension interventional regime was recommended for patients aged 40-70 years with grade 1 hypertension .

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  11. Global hypertension treatment will save millions of livesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    In just 10 years, 10 million heart attacks and strokes could be averted worldwide by treating just half the people with uncontrolled hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure, suggests CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., and colleagues in a Lancet commentary published today. Most people with uncontrolled hypertension live in low- and middle-income countries and have limited access to diagnosis, care, and treatment.

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  12. Brave swimmers take icy dip at outdoor Winter ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Boston.com

    "If I had a dollar for every time somebody told me I was crazy, I'd be a rich woman," says Lelane Rossouw-Bancroft, who is originally from South Africa. She's not alone.

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  13. Too much screen time raises kids' blood pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Lack of physical activity and getting more than two hours of "screen time" significantly increases the risk of high blood pressure in children, according to the results of a recent study. The claim was published in the February issue of the International Journal of Cardiology and relies on the analysis of data gathered on over 5,000 children from eight European countries, examined by 15 researchers from Spain and Brazil.

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  14. Petaling Jaya: 'Sick employees triple cost for bosses'Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Employers need to fork out three times their usual cost whenever an employee falls sick, said Malaysian Employers Federation executive director Shamsuddin Bardan. He said this was to cover the cost of daily wages, medical fees and the cost of paying another employee to finish the work of a sick worker.

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  15. Remarks by The First Lady at The Partnership for a Healthier America SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The White House

    MRS. OBAMA: Thank you so much! Well, good morning, everyone! Are you guys hanging in there after our big snow? It is a pleasure -- I'm checking for my water. I've got a little bit of a cough, so I apologize in advance.

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  16. Bon Secours opens new sleep labRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    The bedrooms at Bon Secours Community Hospital's new sleep lab appear to be private, looking much like motel rooms with neatly made bed and night table. But when patients arrive at 8 p.m., they are wired for electroencephalography  and other monitoring, so as they sleep, or try to, a technician down the hall observes their movements, breathing, and brain patterns, aided by technology.

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  17. Heart Disease, African-Americans, How To Administer Life-Saving CPRRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NewsOne

    February is American Heart Month , and Dr. Karla Robinson and Dr. Robert C. Robinson III , from Urban Housecall joined Roland Martin on " NewsOne Now " to share some important information on heart health and perform a quick lesson in the life-saving skill of CPR. African Americans have higher incidences of all the chronic medical issues which include diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

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  18. Unfit at workRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Star Online

    More than half of the employees who underwent its free health screening program from 2013 were found to be at risk for obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. While health experts have pointed to lifestyle and eating habits as the root of the problem, Socso is renewing its call for more Malaysians to undergo the free health screening to detect problems before they get too serious.

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  19. CPR from citizen saves man's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

    A Renton man is alive today in part because of the training and quick action of average citizens who worked quickly to provide CPR before medics could arrive. According to Renton Battalion Chief and Safety Officer John P. Lecoq, firefighters received a call on the night of Feb. 9 about a man on the ground near Kennydale Elementary School.

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  20. Reflections on life's fragile gift in Tanzania: Michael GersonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    I still don't know what to make of the experience, except to pray for a woman and an innocent little soul, and to realize that "neonatal mortality" is not something abstract. It happens in some room, on a table, under a heat lamp, where life's best gift turns gray and cold.

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