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Two ways companies can help workers control their blood pressure

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Two U.S. companies who were recently recognized for their achievements in helping employees manage their blood pressure attribute that success to some specific techniques.


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Blood pressure out of control for many Americans

Serious health risk needs more attention at every healthcare visit
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The majority of people with high blood pressure are being treated with medicine and have seen a doctor at least twice in the past year, yet their condition is still not under control, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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How to manage workplace stress

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Stress has always been a feature of many U.S. workplaces, but it seems to be increasing – possibly because of the economic pressure placed on businesses to do more with less, and to make fewer workers do the work that was previously accomplished by larger workforces.


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Study: One size doesn’t fit all when treating blood pressure in diabetics

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Aggressive efforts to lower blood pressure in people with diabetes are paying off – perhaps too well, according to a new study.


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Health Experts: know your stroke riisks

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May is American Stroke Month and the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA) are using the occasion to remind us that managing our blood pressure is the most important thing we can do to help reduce our chances of having a stroke.


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Mega-doses of vitamin C may lower blood pressure

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Taking large doses of vitamin C may moderately reduce blood pressure, according to an analysis of years of research by Johns Hopkins scientists.


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Middle-age blood pressure changes affect lifetime heart disease, stroke risk

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An increase or decrease in your blood pressure during middle age can significantly impact your lifetime risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to research in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.


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Lack of deep sleep linked to high blood pressure

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Reduced slow wave sleep (SWS) is a powerful predictor for developing high blood pressure in older men, according to new research in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association.


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