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March 2010
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Cartoon 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
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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.
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