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How Low Should Blood Pressure Go?

How Low Should Blood Pressure Go?

Symptoms, rather than numbers, may best define when blood pressure is too low.

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‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now.

‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For...

The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic...

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Commuting While Pregnant: A Long Ride Could Be a Risky One

Commuting While Pregnant: A Long Ride Could Be a Risky...

Traveling 50 or more miles to and from work may negatively affect unborn babies,...

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Weekly Health Quiz: Aging, Infections and a Fat Gene

Weekly Health Quiz: Aging, Infections and a Fat Gene

Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.

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Kentucky’s Senator McConnell Supports Bill to Raise Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco to 21

Kentucky’s Senator McConnell Supports Bill to Raise Minimum...

Seeking re-election to a seventh term, the senator cited the rise in teenage vaping...

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Girls' Online Sex Experience May Spur Risk Offline

Girls' Online Sex Experience May Spur Risk Offline

In addition, girls who had been mistreated prior to the study were more likely to...

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Listeria Outbreak Linked to Deli Meats in 4 States

Listeria Outbreak Linked to Deli Meats in 4 States

The illnesses in the outbreak, which first began more than two years ago, have been...

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Why a Knee Replacement Can Go Bad

Why a Knee Replacement Can Go Bad

Knee replacement is a common procedure most often used to treat pain and disability...

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Even 'Weekend Warriors' Get a Boost To Life Span

Even 'Weekend Warriors' Get a Boost To Life Span

The researchers classified them as "weekend warriors" if they exercised only one...

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Buyer Beware When Purchasing Medical Test Strips

Buyer Beware When Purchasing Medical Test Strips

Pre-owned test strips or test strips not authorized for sale in the United States...

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Here’s Soylent’s New Product. It’s Food.

Here’s Soylent’s New Product. It’s Food.

The Silicon Valley food-drink of choice is now a ‘complete nutrition platform.’...

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Replace Red Meat With Plant Protein for Heart Health

Replace Red Meat With Plant Protein for Heart Health

Your heart will thank you if you replace red meat with healthy plant proteins. Doing...

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Scientists Generate 'Activity' in Dead Pig Brain

Scientists Generate 'Activity' in Dead Pig Brain

The cells of the brain remained viable six hours later, compared with other brains...

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Prostate Drugs May Raise Diabetes Risk

Prostate Drugs May Raise Diabetes Risk

Proscar and Avodart, prescribed for an enlarged prostate, were tied to an increased...

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The Lifesaving Power in Stem Cells

The Lifesaving Power in Stem Cells

Liars and thieves should not be allowed to detract from legitimate scientific research...