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Q&A: How can teens reduce their blood pressure?

Dr. Elizabeth Sherwin answers a reader’s question about helping her teenaged sibling reduce their blood pressure.

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Keep your family heart-healthy with these 5 expert tips

Cardiologist Sarah Clauss, MD, shares five ways families can prioritize heart health this February during American Heart Month.

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How to determine the severity of heart murmurs

Heart murmurs are extra or unusual sounds made by blood circulating through heart valves, or through blood vessels near the heart.

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What parents need to know about keeping little hearts healthy

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 40,000 infants born in the United States each year will have a congenital heart defect or heart disease.

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The importance of drinking water all year round

Our bodies are about 60 percent water in adulthood and as high as 65 to 75 percent in childhood, which means we need to drink a lot to stay healthy.