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AHA News: Genetics May Help Predict the Right Blood Pressure Drug for You

June 25, 2019   ·   0 Comments

TUESDAY, June 25, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Medication can play a huge role in reducing high blood pressure, a leading cause of stroke, ...

Making Sense of Mammography Guidelines

TUESDAY, June 25, 2019 — Experts agree that detecting breast cancer early offers a better outlook, but when to start screenings and how often to ...

Hispanic Teens Losing Sleep Over Trump’s Immigration Policies

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 — Hispanic teens are being driven to anxiety and sleeplessness over the Trump Administration’s immigration policies, even though they are U.S.-born ...

Is Green Tea a Fad or a Real Health Boost?

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 — Green tea is a popular health trend, with many people sipping in hopes of deriving benefits from the brew. There’s ...

FDA Approves Second Drug, Vyleesi, to Help Women With Low Libido

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday gave its approval to Vyleesi, the second medication so far approved to ...

5 Ways Men Can Take Charge of Their Health

SUNDAY, June 23, 2019 — Many men need to do a better job of looking after their health, and it only takes a few simple ...

Ocean Swimming Causes Skin Changes: Study

SATURDAY, June 22, 2019 — The population of bacteria on your skin changes when you swim in the ocean, potentially increasing your risk of infection, ...

FDA Approves Second Drug to Help Women With Low Libido

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday gave its approval to Vyleesi, the second medication so far approved to ...

Heart Disease Is Lasting Threat to Breast Cancer Survivors

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 — Postmenopausal women who survive breast cancer may have a higher risk for developing heart disease, a new study says. Heart ...

How Does Your Diet Stack Up?

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 — Ever wonder how your diet habits — good or bad — compare to others? Annual surveys done by the International ...

Cell Mapping Provides New Insights About Asthma

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 — In an effort to improve the lives of millions of people with asthma, researchers say they’ve completed the first mapping ...

Another Vaping Danger: E-Cigarette Explodes in Teen’s Face

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 — A vape pen exploded in the face of 17-year-old Nevada boy, breaking his jaw and requiring multiple surgeries to repair ...

Statins May Lower Risk of Stroke After Cancer Radiotherapy

WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 — Radiation treatment for cancer can damage the heart and blood vessels, increasing the risk for a stroke or heart attack. ...

How to Head Off a Pain in the Neck

WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 — Neck pain can sneak up on you over time. While it can be caused by an accident or injury, your ...

Many Advanced Colon Cancers Were ‘Born’ Ready to Spread

TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 — In most patients with metastatic colon cancer, the disease may have begun spreading throughout the body very early on — ...

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