‘Obese’ May Not Always Equal Unhealthy, Study Says

Many overweight and obese Americans might be perfectly healthy when it comes to blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels—while many thin folks may not be the picture of good health.

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Even Slight Jump in Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Be Bad for Baby

Even slightly elevated blood pressure in late pregnancy may increase the risk of having an underweight or stillborn infant, new research suggests.

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You’re Still Eating Way Too Much Salt, and Here’s Why

Most Americans eat too much salt on a daily basis, potentially putting their health at risk.

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Major Study Suggests the Way We’ve Been Treating High Blood Pressure is Wrong

Doctors should control high blood pressure much more aggressively than current guidelines suggest, to best reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in people 50 or older.

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Can Acupuncture Lower Your Blood Pressure?

Can acupuncture benefit people with mildly or moderately elevated blood pressure?

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What You Need to Know If You Had High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

Women with high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to face the same health problem later in life, a new study suggests.

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How Bad Is Soda? Watch This Dark Remake of a Classic Ad

The Center for Science in the Public Interest wants Americans to buy themselves a drink that doesn’t cause disease.

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4 Surprising Health Benefits of Tea

As the weather grows chillier, now’s the perfect time to sit outside in the brisk fall air with a hot beverage. You won’t believe the benefits of filling your mug with tea.

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Home Blood Pressure Monitors May Not Be as Accurate as You Think

A small new study raises more questions about the accuracy of home blood-pressure monitoring devices.

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Latest Sodium Study? Take It With A Grain of Salt

It’s long been known that eating too much salt will raise your blood pressure, but a comprehensive global study now says that too little salt in your diet also can harm your heart health.

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