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Headlines: Today in Health
Balancing Under Pressure: Holistic Hypertension Treatment
A new study on antioxidants confirms the need to take a holistic approach to hypertension treatment. [ By Sarah McAdams ]

Alternatives:Healthcare Outside the Box
Mindful Medicine: Hypertension, African Americans and Meditation
It's not for just for hippies anymore. Recent studies show that transcendental meditation can drastically reduce high blood pressure. [ By Deborah Gardiner ]

Parenting: Growing in Good Health
Growing Pressure: The Ins and Outs of Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
When Karen Klein started to swell up, she thought it was a normal part of her pregnancy. Four weeks later, she was in the delivery room suffering from preeclampsia. [By Naomi Mendelsohn ]

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Using a Home Blood Pressure Monitor
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A cuff and a button can make a great difference in managing hypertension. Watch the step by step instructions for home monitoring.
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