Check your blood pressure at home

For a more accurate measure of your blood pressure, and help keeping it under control, try keeping tabs on it at home.

Are you interested in halving your chances of having a heart attack or stroke? You don't need a new drug to stop inflammation or stabilize vulnerable plaque. You needn't find a clinical trial of stem cells to heal injured blood vessels or heart muscle. The secret is safer, cheaper, and far more mundane: Routinely check your blood pressure and work to lower it if it is high.

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