March 2010

  • Illustration of person declining to take a salt shaker.

    The Salty Stuff

    Salt, Blood Pressure and Your Health

    Salt is essential to our body’s fluids. On the other hand, too much salt can lead to a host of health problems.

  • Illustration of doctor showing patient an image of a bulging artery.

    When Blood Vessels Bulge

    All About Aneurysms

    An aneurysm—a balloon-like bulge in an artery—can develop and grow for years without causing any symptoms. But an aneurysm is a silent threat to your health.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Bryan Ewsichek (design)
  • Margaret Georgiann (illustrations)
  • Harrison Wein