Health News

New Generic Valsartan Approved
A new generic valsartan (Diovan) has been approved. The hope is that it can help with the recent valsartan shortages.
Additional Blood Pressure Medications Recalled
If you take losartan or a product containing valsartan, you may have a recalled and potentially dangerous medication in your medicine cabinet, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
For American Heart Month, Give Your Heart a Tune-Up
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Looking to lower your blood pressure?
More Blood Pressure Medications Recalled
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS If you take losartan or a product containing valsartan, you may have a recalled and potentially dangerous medication in your medicine cabinet, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Check Your Medicine: Blood Pressure Rx Recalled
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS If you take valsartan or a product containing valsartan, you may have a recalled and potentially dangerous medication in your medicine cabinet, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned.
Common Blood Pressure Rx Recalled
If you take irbesartan or a product containing irbesartan, you may have a recalled and potentially dangerous medication in your medicine cabinet, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home
If you're not doing these things, you're measuring your blood pressure wrong.
Managing Blood Pressure
To treat high blood pressure, many people in a recent survey said they would rather drink tea than exercise.
Salt and Your Heart
Other nutrients in your diet may not counteract the harmful effects of sodium (salt) on blood pressure, according to a new study.
DASH Diet Comes Out on Top Again
In a recent report, the DASH Diet beat nearly 38 other diets and was ranked best overall diet for the eighth consecutive year.