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Pharma CEOs Walk Into a Congressional Hearing to Defend High Drug Prices…

The top executives of seven drugmakers appeared before the Senate Finance Committee to explain why prescription meds are “outrageously expensive,” as Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) put it, especially when compared with the prices of drugs in other countries. The result? Pharma leaders shifted the blame to the insurance industry and pharmacy benefit managers, NPR reports.… Read More »

High Sodium Diet Linked to AFib

You probably do your best to avoid or minimize salty junk food like French fries and potato chips. And maybe you’re cautious about adding table salt to your foods and try to limit your salt use when cooking. But in our world where restaurant meals and packaged foods are often very high in sodium, it… Read More »

High blood pressure: Doing this from the comfort of your chair can help lower hypertension

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a common condition in the UK, affecting more than a quarter of adults. The condition must be controlled, because if left untreated it can lead to serious health problems like heart attacks and strokes. People with hypertension are encouraged to make healthy lifestyle changes to lower their blood pressure,… Read More »