Healthy habits are key to maintaining health even while taking multiple prescriptions

Lifestyle habits including eating a healthy diet, getting regular exercise and not smoking can reduce the risk of death, even for people taking multiple medications, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2020. “We’ve long known about the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle. The results from our […]

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High blood pressure complications in US pregnancies have nearly doubled

Nearly twice as many pregnancies were complicated by high blood pressure in 2018 than in 2007, and women living in rural areas continue to have higher rates of high blood pressure compared to their urban counterparts, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2020. Pre-pregnancy hypertension is a […]

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Grave of 9,000-Year-old Skilled Huntress Found in the Peruvian Andes, Changing the Stereotype of ‘Man the Hunter’

When a grave containing the remains of a 9,000-year-old human alongside an extensive hunter’s tool kit was discovered, archaeologists reckoned they had found a great chief—a revered hunter. However, bio-archaeologist Jim Watson of the University of Arizona informed the discoverers who were working high in the Peruvian Andes mountains that, based on the dimensions of […]

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