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High blood pressure: Does your face feel like this? It could be a sign of ‘sudden death’

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital organs. Diagnosing high blood pressure early is crucial, as it could lead to some deadly complications, including heart attacks… Read More »

Flint official facing involuntary manslaughter charges in water crisis awarded high paying new job

(Photo: Adobe Stock) Although Dr. Eden Wells, Michigan’s chief medical executive, will face a jury trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter, obstruction of justice and lying to a special police agent – all stemming from her handling of Flint’s 2014-15 water crisis – state officials just hired her as an “advisory physician” in the Michigan… Read More »

Congress holds first hearings on insulin, high drug prices

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Powerful committees in the U.S. Congress held hearings on Tuesday on insulin affordability and high prescription drug prices, an issue both chambers have said is a top priority for the year. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) speaks with reporters after meeting with President Donald Trump about prescription drug prices at… Read More »