The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that an average of 5 to 20 percent of the U.S. population gets the flu each year and more than 200,000 are hospitalized from flu-related complications.
But those are only estimates. Precise assessments of the severity of influenza each year are impossible […]
Eating Mediterranean or DASH-style diets, regularly engaging in physical activity and keeping blood pressure under control can lower the risk of a first-time stroke, according to updated to guidelines published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.
“We have a huge opportunity to improve how we prevent new strokes, because risk factors […]
Bonita Jefferies was relaxing in her bedroom, watching “The Bachelor” on TV, when her husband, Jay Jefferies, walked into the room. To her, his timing was unusual; “The Bachelor” wasn’t his type of show.
What really got her attention was when Jay – a TV meteorologist in Augusta, […]
People who visited their doctor at least twice a year were 3.2 times more likely to keep their blood pressure under control than those who saw their doctor once a year or less, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
Having healthcare insurance and getting treated […]