Daytime Naps May Help Lower Blood PressureA new study finds a midday snooze can lower your blood pressure.
Blood Pressure Drug Recalled For Possible Life-Threatening Label ErrorA potentially life-threatening label mix-up has led to a nationwide recall of a high blood pressure medication.
Elevated Blood Pressure Could Increase Your Risk Of DementiaEven if your blood pressure is just a little bit elevated, you may be at higher risk of dementia later in life.
What Every Woman Needs to Know About Heart Attacks: Recognizing Symptoms is Only Part of the StoryHeart attacks are primarily a problem for middle-aged men, right? Think again. Every year, about 460,000 women in the U.S. suffer a heart attack.
Be Still My Beating HeartWhen we speak of love and romance, our pulses race and our hearts “skip a beat.” But do any of us stop to consider the timeless affinity between sex and heart health?
Matters of the HeartNo bigger than the size of your closed fist, the mighty muscular organ known as the heart is responsible for pumping blood throughout the network of vessels that make up your body’s circulatory system.
Tests Every Baby Boomer NeedsAs baby boomers get older, It is as important as ever to stay healthy to ensure a high quality of life.
A Better Way To Test Blood PressureHave you ever had your blood pressure checked in both arms at your doctor's office? Researchers at Mass General Hospital say you probably should.
Bradley Jay: 'Do You Want To Know How Long You Will Live?'Tests may provide information on the likely length and quality of a person’s life.
One Last Thing: Family Van Helps Make Boston Neighborhoods HealthierMany take seeing a doctor or a health care professional for granted, but Harvard Medical School is working to change that.
More Patients Monitoring Their Health From HomeBlood pressure, diabetes, even heart conditions are now being checked by patients themselves.
Why It May Not Be Possible To Work In RetirementWorking in retirement sounds like a great idea, but there are many reasons why it may not work out for you.
Endless Headaches Often Misdiagnosed As MigrainesMany people suffer from "New Daily Persistent Headaches" which can be difficult to diagnose.