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When to Take Blood Pressure Drugs

Taking hypertension medication at the right time of day may lower your diabetes risk.

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What is an ARNI?

Latest approved heart drug, called an ARNI, lowers blood pressure and prevents hospitalization and death from heart failure.

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Advances in Heart Medicines: When Diet and Exercise Aren't Enough

Learn about medicines that can help prevent heart attack or stroke when blood pressure or cholesterol remain high despite your best efforts.

How to Remember to Take Blood Pressure Medicine

How to Remember to Take Blood Pressure Medicine

Remembering to take your blood pressure medicine is important so that you can manage your condition and reduce your risk of complications and side effects.

Aspirin Reduces Recurrent Stroke Risk

Aspirin Reduces Recurrent Stroke Risk

Taking aspirin immediately after a minor stroke can lower the risk of a recurrent stroke by 80 percent.

Lower Blood Pressure Goal May Benefit Older Adults

Lower Blood Pressure Goal May Benefit Older Adults

Reducing systolic blood pressure to below 120 mm Hg among adults 75 and older may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death from any cause.

The Best Drug Combo for Clot Prevention

The Best Drug Combo for Clot Prevention

A combination of low-dose aspirin and any of three drugs known as P2Y12 inhibitors can help reduce the risk of blood clots after a heart attack or angioplasty.

New Drug Options for Heart Failure

New Drug Options for Heart Failure

For many people with chronic heart failure, two new drugs, Entresto and Corlanor, might help cut the risk of a hospital stay and possibly prolong their lives.

Statins May Cut Heart Attacks in Intermediate-Risk Patients

Statins May Cut Heart Attacks in Intermediate-Risk Patients

Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may benefit patients at intermediate risk for a heart attack, a large study has found.

Risks of Red Yeast Rice Supplements

Risks of Red Yeast Rice Supplements

You may be risking your health if you take red yeast rice supplements to lower your cholesterol. Here’s why.