High Blood Pressure

First Local Heart Walk
The Southern New England Heart Walk is coming for the first time to Dartmouth, MA! They are offering a new "heart and survivors" walk route in addition to the 3.5-mile route!
The dean of local community health awareness, Dr. Michael Rocha, cardiologist, appeared on the Phil Paleolog…
What’s Shakin’ Bacon
Move over cigarettes, alcohol and asbestos. It's not new, but the World Health Organization has come out with the declaration that  bacon, hot dogs, red meat, sausage and processed meats are responsible for those cancer cells. The most recent study suggests that inflammation and cancerous …
Guidelines Released For Preventing Strokes In Women
The American Heart Association has issued its first guidelines for preventing strokes in women.
 
    Just as heart attack symptoms may be different in men than women, stroke risks also vary by gender. The new advice focuses on birth control, pregnancy, migraine headaches and other…
Gov. Chris Christie Given Clean Bill Of Health
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is fit for duty.  That's the conclusion of a medical report released by the governor today. 
Despite high blood pressure and asthma both controlled by medication, Dr. Rachana Kulkarni says Christie is generally in good health. 
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