• 22 OCT 14
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    Blood-pressure kiosks may not always give the right reading

    Blood-pressure kiosks may not always give the right reading

    If you decide to quickly check your blood pressure while you’re out shopping this summer, know that your reading might not be accurate if the cuff is too small or too large for your arm, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. These blood-pressure kiosks are available in many public places, such as pharmacies, grocery

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    • 22 OCT 14
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    5 Blood Tests That Are Worth The Prick

    5 Blood Tests That Are Worth The Prick

    These quick, easy tests can reveal hidden risks, explain mystery ailments and help you make better decisions about your health. By Corrie Pikul The Test That Can Help You Avoid a Heart Attack What it does: A CRP test identifies the presence of C-reactive proteins, which are indicators of inflammation in the body. Why this matters: Chronic inflammation can

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