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How to Keep High Blood Pressure at Bay

News Consumer News How to Keep High Blood Pressure at Bay SATURDAY, Oct. 17, 2020 — To mark World Hypertension Day this Saturday, the American Heart Association offers advice on how to lower and control your blood pressure. High blood pressure affects nearly half of American adults, and three-quarters of those with high blood pressure… Read More »

‘The goal posts keep moving’: Trump administration reportedly plans crackdown on hospitals

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services appears to be planning on cracking down on hospitals that do not report COVID-19 data daily into the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ HHS Protect TeleTracking system, reported NPR this week. A draft letter from the agency would require hospitals to report data, including the number… Read More »

Keep School Sports Safe During Pandemic

SATURDAY, Sept. 5, 2020 — As some school sports return this fall, a number of measures should be followed to keep students safe from the new coronavirus, an expert says. “The best way to prevent risk is to remind students of frequent hand-washing or have hand sanitizers readily available, especially before, during and after practice,”… Read More »

Merck’s cancer meds keep churning amid COVID-19, but vaccines stumble

Earlier this year, Merck warned investors that the COVID-19 pandemic would take a multbillion-dollar bite out of its revenue expectations for 2020. And in the second quarter, that prediction took shape. The pandemic hurt Merck’s pharmaceutical sales by about $ 1.5 billion from April to June, the drugmaker reported, despite continued growth for its cancer medicines. Sales… Read More »