8 Essentials for Heart Health – Now Including Sleep
The American Heart Association announced a new checklist to measure cardiovascular health, which now includes healthy sleep – a response to the latest research showing that sleep impacts total health, and that people who get the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep per night tend to manage other health factors more effectively.
Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home
It's important to know how to correctly monitor your blood pressure at home, especially if your doctor has recommended that you monitor it on a regular basis.
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