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A woman taking her blood pressure with a digital readout. (Photo: iStock Photo)

Hypertension

Avoid Problems from High Blood Pressure A third of adults ages 40 to 59 have high blood pressure, or hypertension. So do nearly two-thirds of the population age 60 and older. That makes high blood pressure among the most common medical conditions in the United States.   It
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A couple in bed. The woman is snoring and the man has a pillow wrapped around his head. (Photo: iStock)

Zzzzzz

The Causes and Complications of Snoring Nearly half of adults habitually snore when they sleep. For some, it is not a problem. For others, it may affect the quality of their bed partner’s rest. It can also be associated with sleep apnea, a condition affecting a person’s ability
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Hispanic woman meditating at her office desk. (Photo: Alamy)

Just Breathe

Mindfulness Can Help with Everyday Stress To practice mindfulness, you must pay attention. It might sound simple, but in our fast-paced society, being engaged in the present moment, on purpose and non-judgmentally, can be a challenge. Dr. Timothy Riley, assistant professor and
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