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Maintain A Healthy Blood Pressure With Leisurely Physical Activities
2013-10-01 14:35:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While some people might claim that the physical nature of their job keeps them physically fit, a new research review from the American Heart Association journal Hypertension has found that leisure-time physical activity has a bigger effect on maintaining a healthy blood pressure level. In the review, researchers culled data from 13 different studies on the impacts of physical activity on blood pressure. Participants included nearly...

2013-09-29 23:01:04

Alliance for a Healthier Generation Announces All Schools Meet or Exceed Federal Nutrition Standards for School Meals Little Rock, Arkansas (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 Tomorrow, President Bill Clinton will honor 267 schools at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Ark. for creating healthier environments for children to learn and staff to work. The awards ceremony is part of the eighth annual Healthy Schools Program Forum. In addition, President Clinton will share data showing...

2013-09-25 23:27:07

YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide, the largest yoga training school in the world, is excited to announce our collaboration with the American Heart Association's Greater LA Heart & Stroke Walk this year, taking place in several cities across southern California. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 YogaFit proudly announces our collaboration with the American Heart Association as the official yoga provider for their 2013 LA Area Heart & Stroke Walks. YogaFit will be...

2013-09-24 09:49:58

Study Highlights: -Children with specific types of heart birth defects who are under 3 or who’ve had cardiac surgery within the last six months may face an elevated risk of heart infection. -Parents of children with heart birth defects should discuss with their physicians how to prevent these potentially serious infections. Children with certain heart birth defects may have an increased risk for bacterial infection of their heart’s lining and valves, according to new research in...

2013-09-20 23:03:09

Houck, of Campbell, Calif., is being honored by Brown & Toland Physicians at 11:40 a.m. on Sept. 20, 2013 in Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco, during the American Heart Association Heart Walk. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 After a blocked artery nearly ended his life, Jeffrey Houck swapped out cigarettes, fast food and energy drinks for daily exercise and healthier meals. For his exceptional effort to turn his health around, Brown & Toland Physicians...


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