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Alternative Therapies Can Help Lower High Blood Pressure
2013-04-23 12:43:57

While they are not a substitute for medication, alternative therapies such as transcendental meditation and isometric exercise can be effective in a battle against high blood pressure, according to a new report in the journal Hypertension.

2010-05-11 10:55:00

The American Heart Association announced Monday that the scientific evidence linking air pollution to heart attacks, strokes and cardiovascular death has “substantially strengthened, and people, particularly those at high cardiovascular risk, should limit their exposure."

2009-03-23 08:45:23

We are used to thinking of heart disease as a product of genetic factors or lifestyle choices, such as what we eat and how much we exercise. There is another road to heart disease: breathing.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.