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Tech powers Brigham and Women's Hospital home-based hypertension program

A new home-based care delivery program is able to rapidly improve hypertension control rates while significantly lowering cost, compared with traditional office-based blood pressure interventions. Developed by Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the program leverages an expert‐developed clinical algorithm, Bluetooth‐enabled devices that provide home blood pressure measurements transmitted wirelessly into the electronic health record, as… Read More »

Fitness instructors' comments shape women's body satisfaction

Exercise has been called a double-edged sword for women when it comes to body image as some types of exercise seem to improve body esteem, whereas others have the potential to lower it. In other words, from a psychological perspective, not all fitness approaches are created equal. A new Northwestern University study found that while… Read More »