American Heart Association

The best way to keep blood pressure under control?

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Maintaining a healthy weight could be the key to keeping your blood pressure in check.

New research released Thursday indicates a healthy weight throughout your life can be more effective in controlling blood pressure over the long-term than exercise, diet, not smoking and reducing alcohol consumption.

“These results […]

September 14th, 2017|Categories: Health, Healthy Living, High Blood Pressure, Research|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The best way to keep blood pressure under control?

Kids also benefit from following ‘Life’s Simple 7’

Scientific research has shown that following “Life’s Simple 7” can dramatically improve health.

Those same seven health factors and behaviors are especially important to young people, helping them develop healthy habits that will carry throughout their lives.

“Most kids are born with ideal cardiovascular health and it’s an amazing asset if […]

September 17th, 2014|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Kids also benefit from following ‘Life’s Simple 7’

Program taught in American Sign Language helps deaf achieve healthier weight

SAN FRANCISCO — A group of deaf adults using American Sign Language in a healthy lifestyle program successfully lost weight, according to a study presented Wednesday.

In the first randomized trial of lifestyle modification or weight reduction with deaf people using American Sign Language, participants had moderate improvements in their weight […]

March 19th, 2014|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Program taught in American Sign Language helps deaf achieve healthier weight