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CDC

Enter the 2013 Hypertension Control Challenge! - CDC Features features  CDC  control  enter  hypertension  challenge 

Enter the 2013 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge to spread the word about your successful strategies for working with patients to achieve better blood pressure control.

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years with Hypertension Reporting Treatment* and Control† of Their Condition,§ by Race/Ethnicity — United States, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011–2012 health  survey  treatment  adults  states  years  control  national  quickstats  percentage  hypertension  nutrition  examination  reporting  their  condition  raceethnicity 

* Currently taking medication to lower blood pressure, based on affirmative responses to the following questions: "Because of your high blood pressure/hypertension, have you ever been told to take prescribed medicine?" and "Are you now following this advice to take prescribed medicine?" among those with hypertension.

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5 Surprising Facts About High Blood Pressure | CDC Features education  features  may  power  CDC  national  blood  stroke  month  hypertension  cardiovascular  pressure  heart disease  high blood pressure  CDC Features  high blood pressure; hypertension; blood pressure eduction; heart disease and stroke 

What you don’t know about high blood pressure could hurt you. High blood pressure affects one in three Americans,1 yet many people with the condition don’t know they have it.

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NCCIH

Meditation: In Depth flu  alternative  anxiety  smoking  pain  complementary  depression  hypertension  nih  stress  integrative  CAM  nccih  nccam  chronic pain  mind and body medicine  meditation  relaxation  high blood pressure  mental health 

Can meditation improve high blood pressure, anxiety, depression, or pain? Find out here

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NHLBI

Description of High Blood Pressure hypertension  prehypertension 

High blood pressure is a common disease in which blood flows through blood vessels (arteries) at higher than normal pressures.

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CDC

High Blood Pressure Home Page hypertension  high blood pressure  HBP  HTN 

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a common but dangerous condition. Get information about high blood pressure from the CDC.

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Awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension and hypercholesterolemia among insured residents of New York City, 2004. CDC  hypertension  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  hypercholesterolemia 

The objective of this study was to examine awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension and hypercholesterolemia, by health care access and sociodemographic characteristics, among insured adults in New York City.

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CDC - Preventing Chronic Disease: Volume 9, 2012:11_0170 diabetes  CDC  hypertension  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD 

This study investigates the independent association of waist circumference with hypertension and diabetes in African American women.

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CDC - Preventing Chronic Disease: Volume 9, 2012: 11_0321 CDC  hypertension  obesity  cholesterol  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD 

The objective of this study was to compare prevalence estimates of self-reported obesity, hypertension, and high cholesterol with examination-based measures of obesity, hypertension, and high-risk lipid profiles.

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CDC - Preventing Chronic Disease: Volume 9, 2012: 11_0298 diabetes  CDC  hypertension  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD 

Diabetes, hypertension, and hypercholesterolemia are common chronic diseases among Hispanics, a group projected to comprise 30% of the US population by 2050.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Translating the DietaryApproaches to Stop Hypertension DASH Diet for Use inUnderresourced, Urban African American Communities, 2010 -CDC CDC  hypertension  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD 

Randomized trials have demonstrated the effectiveness of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) program for lowering blood pressure; however, program participation has been limited in some populations. The objective of this pilot study was to test the feasibility of using a culturally modified version of DASH among African Americans in an underresourced community.

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Tips for Minorities: Prevent High Blood Pressure | CDC Features hypertension  high blood pressure  CDC Features  minority health  African American Health 

A recent study shows that hospitalization due to high blood pressure is more common among African Americans. Learn what you can do to reduce your risk of developing high blood pressure.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Improving Public Health Agency and System Performance: Fortification for Promoting Population Health and Wellness - CDC asthma  CDC  hypertension  health promotion  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Health Planning  Primary Health Care  Public Health Practice  Cardiovascular Diseases 

America faces a new frontier in preventing chronic disease. Nearly 80% of the 10,000 people who turn 65 each day have at least 1 chronic health condition, and most have multiple chronic conditions. The costs of braving this new world are staggering...

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Association Between Leisure-Time Physical Activity and Self-Reported Hypertension Among Brazilian Adults, 2008 - CDC exercise  CDC  hypertension  obesity  overweight  Risk Factors  developing countries  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Population surveillance  Urban health 

Physical inactivity is a risk factor for hypertension. The objective of this study was to examine the association between self-reported leisure-time physical activity and hypertension among Brazilian adults categorized by sex and body weight.

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