Timothy Gower is an award-winning journalist who writes about health and medicine. His work has appeared in more than two dozen major magazines and newspapers, including Prevention, Reader’s Digest, and the Los Angeles Times.


  • How to Buy a Home Blood Pressure Monitor?>

    How to Buy a Home Blood Pressure Monitor

    by Tim Gower

    Home blood pressure monitors provide a better snapshot of your average blood pressure level than office measurements do. They are available for purchase in drugstores or online, and some insurance plans may cover the cost.

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    What’s in a Flu Shot?

    by Tim Gower

    Learn what goes into the annual flu vaccine, plus how to choose which version of the vaccine is right for you.