New Guidelines Lower Definition of High Blood Pressure

Image Source: Healthline Original Source: The Washington Post Leading heart health experts tightened the guidelines for high blood pressure Monday, a change that will sharply increase the number of U.S. adults considered hypertensive in the hope that they, and their doctors, will address the deadly condition sooner. The American Heart Association, the American College of […] Read More

People Who Regularly Consume Nuts May Be Less Likely To Develop Heart Disease

Image Source: HuffingtonPost Source: Reuters Health People who regularly eat a variety of nuts including walnuts, peanuts and tree nuts may be less likely to develop heart disease than individuals who rarely or never eat nuts, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined information on medical history, lifestyle and eating habits for more than 210,000 healthcare […] Read More

USPSTF Recommends Counseling Youth on Sun Protection Behavior

Original Source: HealthDay News The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that fair-skinned individuals aged 6 months to 24 years and parents of young children be counseled regarding skin protection behaviors, while for adults over age 24 years, clinicians should consider the individual’s risk of skin cancer before providing counseling. These findings form the […] Read More