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Lowering Weight, Lowering Blood Pressure

(NBC News) Very often, blood pressure and weight go hand-in-hand. That's something Pauline McCollough knows all too well. A scary visit to her doctor's office made her turn things around. "When I first…

Women Suffer More

In Your Health Minute, Certain health conditions may be more harmful to the hearts of women than men. That's according to a new British study…

Black Women With Poor Sleep Habits

  In Your Health Minute, Poor sleep habits may be linked to high blood pressure in black women. That's according to researchers from Brown…

Childhood High Blood Pressure

In Your Health Minute, Children with less access to nutritious foods may be at risk of high blood pressure. Researchers from Wake Forest…

Breastfeeding Good for the Heart

    In Your Health Minute, A new study finds breastfeeding    might reduce a woman's risk of heart disease. Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh looked at the health of over 600 women ten years after giving birth.   They…

Good Food Helps Chase Away Depression

  In Your Health Minute, A diet rich in fruit , vegetables and whole grains may lead to lower rates of depression. Researchers at Rush University Medical Center in…

Obesity and Prostate Cancer

In Your Health Minute, Excess weight might increase the risk of a recurrence in men with prostate cancer. Researchers studied 11 hundred patients who had their…

Weight Loss-Surgery for Teens

    In Your Health Minute,  weight loss surgery  is usually reserved for obese adults, but, there's new evidence teens can also benefit. Researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital…