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  1. WIC technology replaces decades-old system in CravenRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Sun Journal

    A program called Crossroads went live around a month ago in Craven County. It replaced a 30-year-old, paper-based system.


  2. Revisiting the Magic in Magic MushroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    Though I began researching Acid Test, a book about the revival of research into the use of psychedelic drugs for healing, in 2007, my interest really began 30 years earlier, when I was a college student at theUniversityofFlorida. The UF campus is surrounded by a rural landscape, including thousands of acres of palmetto and pine-studded pasturage used to raise cattle.


  3. When income inequality hurts economic growthRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    BAD news for the advocates of spasmodic growth, an economy doesn't work like an inflated balloon. Pumping air stretches the balloon uniformly, but that's not exactly how prosperity gets distributed across the population in a country.


  4. Preventing winter health hazardsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    While the crisp air and snow-covered streets can paint a pleasant wintry picture, cold weather can also bring a number of serious health hazards, including hypothermia and frostbite. This winter has been particularly harsh in South Korea, with its average December temperature notably lower than the seasonal average.


  5. 9 Surprising things your eyes say about your healthRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | She Knows

    ... hyperactive thyroid illness known as Graves' disease. Though it's fairly rare that your eye checkup would catch hypertension before another exam would, if it's left untreated, high blood pressure can be seen in the eyes in the form of bleeding new ...


  6. "She's a little miracle": Mum's joy as baby born...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Adorable Nova Johnson was delivered at 27 weeks in August 2013 after her mum was struck down by pre-eclampsia, but has defied the odds by flourishing A "miracle" baby born shorter than a toothbrush and weighing just 1lb has enjoyed her first proper Christmas at home 16 months after entering the world. Tiny Nova Johnson was delivered by emergency Caesarean section at just 27 weeks after mum Jenny was rushed to hospital, suffering from severe pre-eclampsia - high blood pressure and protein in the urine during pregnancy.


  7. Actavis receives complete response letter for nebivolol/valsartan FDC for treatment of hypertensionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Medical News

    Actavis plc today confirmed that the Company has received a complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its New Drug Application for the fixed-dose combination of nebivolol and valsartan for the treatment of hypertension. "Although we are disappointed in the receipt of a complete response letter, Actavis remains committed to bringing treatments to market that address the significant public health issue of cardiovascular disease," said David Nicholson, Senior Vice President, Actavis Global Brands R&D.


  8. Mild memory & thinking issues: What works, what doesn't? U-M experts weigh the evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    For up to one in five Americans over age 65, getting older brings memory and thinking problems- along with the embarrassment of not being as "sharp" as they once were, and the worry that it will get much worse. They might just call it "getting older".


  9. Actavis High Blood Pressure Drug Fails to Win U.S. ApprovalRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | San Diego Source

    Actavis Plc failed to win U.S. approval to sell its treatment for high blood pressure that combines two heart drugs already on the market.


  10. Stivarga Colorectal Cancer Treatment Market Analysis and Forecast to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Stivarga - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023" to its store. This report focuses on the current treatment landscape, unmet needs, current pipeline and commercial opportunities in the colorectal cancer market.


  11. The number of middle aged people drinking every day has fallen, according to a surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Witney Gazette

    A decline in drinking among middle-aged people over the past decade could be caused by isolation as well as a growing awareness of the dangers of alcohol, research has suggested. A study published this week which looked at 4,500 people over the age of 45 over a ten year period found on average men's consumption dropped from 19 units a week to 14 and women's from nine to seven.


  12. Stay cosy and just chillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Telegraph

    Schoolchildren are enjoying an early vacation, homemakers are lazing an extra hour in bed and fitness enthusiasts are idling indoors instead of hitting jogging tracks at the crack of dawn. However, people with high blood pressure and respiratory and cardiac diseases are finding the chill punishing to say the least.


  13. FDA denies approval for Actavis hypertension treatmentRead the original story

    Wednesday | Reuters

    Generic drug maker Actavis Plc said the U.S. health regulator denied an approval for its hypertension treatment, a fixed-dose combination of nebivolol and valsartan. The company said it would review the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's complete response letter and decide on appropriate next steps.


  14. Bilberries naturally reduce diet-related inflammation and high blood pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NewsTarget.com

    ... its original submission in April 2014 as "Wild Blueberries (Vaccinium myrtillus) Alleviate Inflammation and Hypertension Associated with Developing Obesity in Mice Fed with a High-Fat Diet." Open-access means you don't have to subscribe or pay to ...


  15. Moms' pre-pregnancy weight impacts risk of dying decades laterRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Science Daily

    People whose mothers were overweight before pregnancy may be at an elevated risk to die from cardiovascular disease. An overweight mother also contributes to her offspring's obesity and cardiovascular disease risk factors.


  16. Saxenda Approved for Weight LossRead the original story

    Wednesday | HON

    The injected drug is approved for people with a body mass index of 30 or greater, or for those with a BMI of 27 or greater who have at least one other weight-related condition, such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes or high cholesterol. This drug, from a class called "glucagon-peptide receptor agonists," shouldn't be used in combination with other drugs in that class.


  17. New Weight Loss Drug Saxenda: FAQRead the original story

    Wednesday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Saxenda is the fourth drug for weight loss OK'd by the agency since 2012. It's already available in a lower dose as Victoza for type 2 diabetes.


  18. FDA Approves Novo Nordisk's Weight Loss Drug SaxendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pharmaceutical Processing

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved a Novo Nordisk diabetes drug as a treatment for obesity. It's the first injectable drug approved for weight loss.


  19. Blood pressure apps may be dangerously wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    Millions of people could be trying to measure their blood pressure with untested, inaccurate and potentially dangerous smartphone applications, or apps, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed the top 107 apps for "hypertension" and "high blood pressure" that are available for download on the Google Play store and Apple iTunes and found that nearly three-quarters offered useful tools for tracking medical data.


  20. How To Apologize The Right WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    ... studies to show that stress is comparable to other risk factors that we traditionally think of as major, like hypertension, poor diet and lack of exercise," Kathi Heffner, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry at the Rochester Center for ...