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Jawbone Up3 and Move add sleek heart rate, affordability

http://cnet.co/1tANXrx With its colorful jewelry-like design, the Up3 is sleeker than any other fitness tracker. And the $50 Move is a cheap, simple stocking-stuffer. A close-up look.
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How to Protect Your Heart Health—and Save Big on Medical Costs - TIME

How to Protect Your Heart Health—and Save Big on Medical Costs - TIME | Heart Health | Scoop.it
A single heart attack could leave you on the hook for thousands. That’s just one reason prevention pays off.
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American Heart Association: Ad Council "High Blood Pressure Resignation" Eng 30

Approximately 78 million U.S. adults currently have high blood pressure, and almost half of those suffering from this condition do not have their hypertension under control. The American...
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10 Medical Innovations Poised To Make Us Healthier In 2015

10 Medical Innovations Poised To Make Us Healthier In 2015 | Heart Health | Scoop.it
From painless drug testing to better cholesterol meds, here's what 100 doctors think is on the horizon in health.
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Google is developing cancer and heart attack detector - BBC News

Google is developing cancer and heart attack detector - BBC News | Heart Health | Scoop.it
Google is attempting to diagnose cancers, heart attack risks and other ailments with a system that combines nanoparticles and a wrist-worn sensor.
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$1 Million Donation Helps UCF Begin Health Study In Mold Of Framingham

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The UCF College of Medicine received a $1 million donation Tuesday from the Harmony Institute to research whether living in a community that encourages interaction between residents, animals and nature...
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Study shows ethnic groups are at higher risk for heart disease yet many aren't ... - Medical Xpress

Study shows ethnic groups are at higher risk for heart disease yet many aren't ... - Medical Xpress | Heart Health | Scoop.it
Different ethnic groups have widely varying differences in both the prevalence and awareness of cardiovascular risk factors, a finding that highlights the need for specially designed education and intervention programs, according to a study...
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Fitbit's 'Superwatch' Is the Closest It Has Come to a Fitness Smartwatch - Mashable

Fitbit's 'Superwatch' Is the Closest It Has Come to a Fitness Smartwatch - Mashable | Heart Health | Scoop.it
From continuous heart rate tracking to smart notifications like call and text alerts, here's a look at the new lineup of Fitbit wristband trackers.
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Prevalence of overweight and obesity and their associations with blood pressure among children and adolescents in Shandong, China

Prevalence of overweight and obesity and their associations with blood pressure among children and adolescents in Shandong, China - up-to-the-minute news and headlines.
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No man wants to be diagnosed with erectile dysfunction, but it could save your ... - The Globe and Mail

No man wants to be diagnosed with erectile dysfunction, but it could save your ... - The Globe and Mail | Heart Health | Scoop.it
Erectile dysfunction can be a precursor to cardiovascular disease
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Could These Daily Habits Be Increasing Your Risk Of Heart Disease? - LifeHacker India

Could These Daily Habits Be Increasing Your Risk Of Heart Disease? - LifeHacker India | Heart Health | Scoop.it
Cardiovascular disease is a very common condition. There are many seemingly harmless everyday habits that might also be leading to an increased risk of heart
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Wearer be warned: your fitness data may be sold or used against you

Wearer be warned: your fitness data may be sold or used against you | Heart Health | Scoop.it
People interested in tracking their health, physical activity levels and body functions can now choose from a plethora of sensor-embedded digital gadgets to monitor and measure their bodies. But the big…

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CEOs Join American Heart Association's Healthy Workplaces Push

CEOs Join American Heart Association's Healthy Workplaces Push | Heart Health | Scoop.it
The 22 CEOs in the healthy workplaces push will lead by example in an effort to encourage employees at their organizations to live healthier.

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Keeping diabetes at bay - WIAT 42

Keeping diabetes at bay - WIAT 42 | Heart Health | Scoop.it
Whether you're born with diabetes or it's lifestyle induced, keeping the disease in check can be a challenge. Tuesday's announcement at UAB …
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This wristband works with your heartbeat to pay for things

This wristband works with your heartbeat to pay for things | Heart Health | Scoop.it
We know that Apple Pay works with your fingerprint to verify payments, but Bionym has a different idea: A wristband that reads the human heart.
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'Mild' control of systolic blood pressure in older adults is adequate: 150 is ... - Medical Xpress

'Mild' control of systolic blood pressure in older adults is adequate: 150 is ... - Medical Xpress | Heart Health | Scoop.it
A broad review of the use of medications to reduce blood pressure has confirmed that 'mild' control of systolic pressure is adequate for adults age 65 or older - in the elderly, there's no clear benefit to more aggressive use of medications to...
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Your Home Blood Pressure Monitor Might Be Way Off - TIME

Your Home Blood Pressure Monitor Might Be Way Off - TIME | Heart Health | Scoop.it
Up to 15% of home machines give the wrong readings, study finds
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‘Skin-Like’ Device Monitors Cardiovascular and Skin Health: Northwestern University News

‘Skin-Like’ Device Monitors Cardiovascular and Skin Health: Northwestern University News | Heart Health | Scoop.it
Ultra-thin invisible #patch with 3600 liquid #crystals monitors 24/7 #heart rate, #blood pressure +#skin hydration: http://t.co/rGe1Zfurkk
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How Stanford is using health data to predict heart failure, so doctors can help before it happens - Breaking news around the worldBreaking news around the world

How Stanford is using health data to predict heart failure, so doctors can help before it happens - Breaking news around the worldBreaking news around the world | Heart Health | Scoop.it
Above: Dipanjan Banerjee and Pravene Nath of the Stanford University Medical Center speak at VentureBeat’s 2014 HealthBeat conference in San Francisco on Oct. 27. Image Credit: Michael O’Donnell/VentureBeat SAN FRANCISCO — At the Stanford University Medical Center,... http://www.newsyab.com/how-stanford-is-using-health-data-to-predict-heart-failure-so-doctors-can-help-before-it-happens/

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Eating too much salt puts up your blood pressure, but too little may be just ... - Daily Mail

Eating too much salt puts up your blood pressure, but too little may be just ... - Daily Mail | Heart Health | Scoop.it
In the drive to reduce our consumption, are there dangers in setting targets that are too low?
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New app helps people in cardiac arrest - OCRegister

New app helps people in cardiac arrest - OCRegister | Heart Health | Scoop.it
Long Beach has joined hundreds of other cities in offering an app that notifies trained people that someone in the area needs CPR.
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Major health campaign starts to tackle one of Bradford's biggest killers - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Major health campaign starts to tackle one of Bradford's biggest killers - Bradford Telegraph and Argus | Heart Health | Scoop.it
A MAJOR campaign to help tackle the one of the biggest killers in Bradford has been announced by health leaders.
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Women and Men Prescribed Different Treatments for High Blood Pressure, Study - University Herald

Women and Men Prescribed Different Treatments for High Blood Pressure, Study - University Herald | Heart Health | Scoop.it
Women and men receive different treatments for high blood pressure, according to a new study by the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg.
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Psoriasis tied to raised risk of uncontrolled blood pressure - Health24.com

Psoriasis tied to raised risk of uncontrolled blood pressure - Health24.com | Heart Health | Scoop.it
Researchers found that people with severe psoriasis were more likely to have poorly controlled blood pressure, versus people without the skin condition.
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Personal Debt Burdens Americans With Higher Risks For Stroke, High Blood ... - Medical Daily

Personal Debt Burdens Americans With Higher Risks For Stroke, High Blood ... - Medical Daily | Heart Health | Scoop.it
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