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High Blood Pressure (INACTIVE)

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  • Fat and healthy is a myth, new study says

    Fat and healthy is a myth, new study says
    So your body mass index says you're obese, but you don't have "pre-diabetes" - a mix of factors such as hypertension, high cholesterol and high glucose levels that indicates you're on the road to metabolic illness. And you're thinking you've beaten the...
  • UFC fighter Shane del Rosario in critical condition in Newport

    UFC fighter Shane del Rosario in critical condition in Newport
    UFC heavyweight fighter Shane del Rosario is in critical condition at Hoag Hospital after suffering a reported heart attack in his Newport Beach home. Rosario, 30, arrived at the hospital late Tuesday in full cardiac arrest and was revived in the...
  • Diet drug Contrave to get another shot at FDA approval

    Diet drug Contrave to get another shot at FDA approval
    The makers of the proposed weight-loss drug Contrave said this week they have taken a key first step in showing that the medication does not boost the heart and stroke risks of those taking it, and they announced plans to return to the Food and Drug...
  • Sodium-packed medications raise stroke and death risks

    Sodium-packed medications raise stroke and death risks
    Apparently, not all pills got the memo about, first, doing no harm. Many formulations of common medications contain high levels of sodium, and a new study finds that people who take those medications are 22% more likely to suffer a non-fatal stroke and...
  • UCLA to probe African American judge's excessive force claims

    UCLA to probe African American judge's excessive force claims
    UCLA is conducting an internal investigation into allegations by an African American judge that excessive force was used by campus police officers when they stopped him on suspicion of not wearing a seat belt. UCLA officials say David S. Cunningham III,...
  • Judge handcuffed after refusing to stay in his car, UCLA says

    Judge handcuffed after refusing to stay in his car, UCLA says
    An African American judge who has accused UCLA police of excessive force ignored officers' orders to stay in his car, UCLA officials said Monday. David S. Cunningham III, a former Los Angeles Police Commission president, filed a complaint against the...
  • FDA affirms safety of diabetes drug Avandia, lifts restrictions on use

    FDA affirms safety of diabetes drug Avandia, lifts restrictions on use
    Avandia, a controversial diabetes drug that was thought to increase patients’ risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems, has been cleared for widespread use by the Food and Drug Administration. Federal regulators said Monday that the...
  • To reduce heart attacks, strokes in the obese, control blood pressure

    To reduce heart attacks, strokes in the obese, control blood pressure
    A study that culls health data for 1.8 million people over more than 57 years of research finds that controlling high blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose could halve the number of heart attacks attributable to being overweight or obese and pare the...
  • Coffee as medicine? Japanese scientists show how it helps the heart

    Coffee as medicine? Japanese scientists show how it helps the heart
    The next time you take a coffee break, you might want to consider a triple espresso. The extra caffeine may reduce your risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. A study presented Wednesday at the American Heart Assn.’s Scientific Sessions...
  • Cardiologists cast doubt on new statin recommendations

    Cardiologists cast doubt on new statin recommendations
    Some of the nation's most influential cardiologists are challenging new recommendations that would greatly expand the number of Americans taking a statin medication to reduce their chances of a heart attack or stroke. The guidelines issued last week...
  • 'Homeland' recap: A shooting to protect a covert op

    'Homeland' recap: A shooting to protect a covert op
    “A Red Wheelbarrow,” the latest installment of Showtime’s “Homeland,” refers to a cryptic text message sent by case officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) as she closes in on the CIA headquarters bomber. Was Carrie...