Tag Archives: Heart

2 high blood pressure medications added to recall of heart drug

A Food and Drug Administration recall of a heart medication due to a cancer-causing chemical now includes two blood pressure medications. Teva Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall of its amlodipine/valsartan combination tablets and amlodipine/valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets, both used to treat high blood pressure, according to the FDA. The FDA announced the recall on its… Read More »

Weightlifting for Your Heart

What do you do if you want to keep your heart healthy as you get older? You probably already know how important it is to eat a nutritious diet and avoid artery-clogging animal fats, lose excess weight, and get your pulse rate up with regular aerobic activities. But new research suggests that there is another… Read More »