Health News

8 Top Health Questions Answered
One of the most common questions pharmacists receive is "Can I drink alcohol while taking my medication?" See what other questions made the list.
When the Pressure’s On, This App May Not Be So Smart
Smartphone apps can do some amazing things — deposit checks, manage stocks and teach French, to name a few. But they may have trouble measuring blood pressure.
Alcohol: A Little Could Do Your Heart Good
An evening libation could be a whole lot more than just an opportunity to relax.
Moms-to-Be, How’s Your Heart?
Ask any mother — pregnancy isn’t all glowing skin and food cravings. It also includes its fair share of uncomfortable side effects and temporary health problems. And one of those health problems could indicate a larger issue.
The Harms of Masked Hypertension in CKD
Masked hypertension might sound like an odd sort of Halloween costume, but it's actually pretty serious stuff.
Getting a Handle on Preeclampsia
Of all pregnancy-related complications, preeclampsia is probably the most difficult to detect. But there's some hopeful news on that front.
The Invisible Toll of Stress
Attention all you young guys out there — if you're stressed out a lot, it may be something to worry about.
Healthy Teen, Healthier Adult
Teen habits could cast long shadows for men when it comes to high blood pressure (hypertension).
How We Eat: The Salty Truth
Are you eating too much salt? According to new evidence, it's very likely. {C}
Blood Pressure Meds: Old Vs. New
When it comes to blood pressure medications, the new may be just as good as the old.