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  • Take caution: Cold and flu meds may raise blood pressure For people who have high blood pressure, fighting the sniffling, sneezing and coughing that comes along with colds and flu can have an added complication. Several common over-the-counter medications used to combat symptoms can also increase blood pressure. Read more...
  • Memory problems may be linked to stroke Lapses in memory may not just be a sign of aging: new research shows they could be associated with increased stroke risk. Read more...
  • Text medication reminders can helpIf you often forget to take your medication —previous studies have shown about one-third of patients prescribed blood pressure or lipid-lowering drugs don’t take their medication as prescribed — the solution may be just a text message away. Read more...
  • Reduce stress: Check email lessIn the age of technology, checking email is an addictive habit for many. While it may seem essential to keep in frequent contact, new research shows what many have been feeling: the more frequent the email checks, the higher the stress. Read more...