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High Blood Pressure Treatment Should Be More Aggressive, Study Finds
A new study finds that bringing blood pressure down below current recommendations may greatly reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke....
Teen with genetic disorder traveling to Tokyo to share story of her historic jaw surgery
A year after her groundbreaking surgery, Abby Rodgers is starting to regain her speech and can enjoy her favorite food: Texas barbecue.
Michigan man with movement disorder working to raise awareness of condition
A Michigan man suffering from a rare movement disorder said that while it causes many people to ask him if he’s in pain, he’s mostly just frustrated.
Family of Scottish teen who suffered brain damage after taking ecstasy posts video of daughter
The family of a Scottish teenager who is reportedly suffering from brain damage after taking an ecstasy pill in June has posted a video on Facebook...
Deaf canine vying for world’s longest dog tongue title raising awareness for disabled animals
A deaf white boxer and her unusually long tongue are helping to raise awareness and bring positive attention to shelter animals and animals with...
Former Army sergeant raising funds for hormone replacement therapy to treat soldiers with brain injury
In the last 15 years, more than 330,000 members of the military were diagnosed with at least one traumatic brain injury (TBI).
In Zimbabwe, a cemetery has become an exercise hotspot
Caroline Vumbunu believes that exercising among the dead helps prolong her life.
US military says may have mishandled organism that causes plague
The U.S. military, stung this year for mistakenly shipping live anthrax samples, said on Thursday its labs were being investigated for possibly...
New device could save millions from septic shock
Prostate cancer, breast cancer and AIDS are all potentially lethal diseases that affect hundreds of thousands each year. But Sepsis, a deadly...
FDA panel recommends not approving Purdue's opioid painkiller
A panel of outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday voted against approving Purdue Pharma's opioid painkiller over...
Kale or steak? Change in diet key to U.N. plan to end hunger by 2030
In trendy, hipster London or New York, it's all about juicing, vegan diets and snacking on kale crisps. Thousands of miles away, in Nairobi or...