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Blood Pressure: A Numbers Game
High blood pressure is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease. But what do your blood pressure numbers actually mean?
Flu Activity Is High Across the US
Across the United States, flu activity is high. And it's expected to continue for weeks.
How Safe Is Your Home?
How many potentially dangerous items are in your home?
Give Your Heart a Tune-Up
Looking to lower your blood pressure?
Coronavirus: Update
Coronavirus continues to make headlines. And now it has an official name.
Weight-Loss Rx to Be Pulled from Market
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked a pharmaceutical company to pull its weight-loss medication off the market. And the company agreed.
Three Prescription Drugs Get OTC Approval
From prescription to over-the-counter — the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the switch for three medications.
Medicines and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman's life. However, because some medications are safe during pregnancy and others are not, it can also be a confusing time.
Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home
If you're not doing these things, you're measuring your blood pressure wrong.
Understanding Food Labels
We see nutrition labels every day on nearly everything we eat. But what good are they if we don’t understand what we’re actually eating?