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February 17, 2010

Mayo Blood Pressure Screening at Mall of America

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

High blood pressure is a major risk factor heart disease. The persistent increased pressure forces the heart to work against itself. Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Clinical Nurse Specialist Kathy Zarling explains high blood pressure, the associated risks, and how you can control your own risk factors. Kathy will be part of a community blood pressure screening […]

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Tags: Blood Pressure, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Hypertension, Mall of America, Mayo Clinic

October 24, 2009

Mayo Clinic and WomenHeart educate women with heart disease

By Traci Klein Traci Klein (@traciklein)

Last week, 69 women from across the country gathered in Rochester, Minn., ¬†for the 8th annual Science & Leadership Symposium, a joint effort between Mayo Clinic’s Women’s Heart Clinic and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease. The women — ages 23 to 76 — spent five days learning about heart disease, receiving […]

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Tags: Cardiology, Hayes, Heart Disease, Mayo Clinic, Women, WomenHeart

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