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The simple ratio of height to weight can identify young adults with increased health risks.
Women are less likely to be taking preventive medicines and seek care at the ER more frequently.
This year's most read patient summaries worth a second look.
Pregnant women with conditions like preeclampsia face increased risk for stroke both during and after delivery.
Low levels of lead exposure may increase risk for hard-to-treat hypertension, a Boston study finds.
National analysis highlights the risks and benefits of tighter blood pressure guidelines.
Five-year study finds vitamin D and omega-3 supplements do not reduce risk for heart events and cancer in healthy adults.
Study links 2015 Chicago crime surge to increased risk for high blood pressure, even in low-crime areas.
Study finds that healthy, middle-aged adults with poor fitness had up to twofold greater risk of death than those who were physically fit.
Gum disease may make it harder to treat high blood pressure, finds study of 3,600 U.S. adults.
E-cigarettes pose an increasing health threat to America’s youth, shows survey study of California teens.
Health programming delivered in New York City churches shows promise for black adults with high blood pressure.
Maintaining good health reduces risk for heart attack, stroke and death, shows Korean study of 6.7 million adults.
Obese patients should be routinely referred to potential weight-loss programs, experts recommend.
Incentives that encourage better management of high cholesterol appear cost-effective, based on expert models.