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Eating potatoes could harm blood pressure

By: Emily Lunardo | Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Eating potatoes could harm blood pressure

A new study suggests that potato consumption could be harmful for blood pressure. The study found consuming more than four servings of potatoes a week was linked to higher blood pressure. Specifically, baked, boiled, or mashed potatoes raised the risk… Read More

Patterns in blood pressure may predict stroke

By: Emily Lunardo | Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Patterns in blood pressure may predict stroke

A new study suggests that doctors should look at a patient’s blood pressure history as opposed to a single reading as a means to predict the stroke risk. Researcher Dr. Marileen Portegies said, “Our study suggests that looking at someone’s… Read More

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