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Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonists

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a condition where blood pressure remains abnormally high. If left untreated, hypertension can seriously damage the heart and blood vessels by adding to their workload. This can result in congestive heart failure, stroke, heart attack, kidney damage,...


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Risk Assesment: Understanding Your Response to Stress
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Today in Health News

Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought

Study suggests manufacturers test for all strains of P. aeruginosa to prevent infection

Health Tip of the Day

Safety Tips for Sleepy Drivers

  • Don't drive during the times you usually are asleep. The period between midnight and 7 a.m. is notorious for drowsy-driving accidents.

  • Try not to drive if you've taken medication that can make you sleepy.

  • Know your limits for how long you can drive at one time and for one day. Break up the trip into safe segments.

  • If you have company for the ride, have that person ask you how you feel during your drive, watch out for rest stops and trade driving duty with you.

  • Think about how you feel. If you are having trouble concentrating, it's time for a rest.

Healthy Living

Stress Management
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.

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Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

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Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
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