The Ultimate Workout

You don?t need a celebrity trainer to stay in shape. This get-fit plan is super easy to stick with (and guaranteed to give you quick results). The Expert: Katy Santiago, director of the Restorative Exercise Read More

Spotlight on High Blood Pressure

Fred Wilson*, a 53-year-old construction worker and heavy-equipment operator, could handle a backhoe or bulldozer with nonchalant ease. But the heart beating inside his chest couldn’t handle his blood pressure. Wilson was among the millions Read More

Blood Pressure Hormone Promotes Obesity

New research by University of Iowa scientists helps explain how a hormone system often targeted to treat cardiovascular disease can also lower metabolism and promote obesity. The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) controls blood pressure and is Read More

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