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Almost Half of US Adults Have Heart Issues – WebMD

Almost Half of US Adults Have Heart Issues - WebMD

THURSDAY, Jan. 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Almost half of U.S. adults have high blood pressure, heart disease or a history of stroke, a new report shows. That figure is up sharply from what the American Heart Association (AHA) reported last year — largely because of changes in the definition of high blood pressure. In […]

Nearly half of all US adults have CVD – Healio

Nearly half of all US adults have CVD - Healio

Mariell Jessup At least 48%, or 121.5 million, of all adults in the United States had some form of CVD from 2013 to 2016, according to the American Heart Association’s new Heart and Stroke Statistics. The number of U.S. adults with CVD is an increase from previous years, which the authors of the report attribute […]

Nearly half of US adults have cardiovascular disease, study says – CNN

Study: Food can reverse heart disease (2014)

And after decades of declines, deaths from cardiovascular disease are on the rise again, with 840,678 deaths recorded in 2016, up from 836,546 in 2015, according to the association’s annual report Heart and Stroke Statistics, published Thursday in the medical journal Circulation. “Cardiovascular disease produces immense health and economic burdens in the United States and […]

Adults sleep better when rocked to sleep – BGR – BGR

Adults sleep better when rocked to sleep – BGR - BGR

Everyone knows that an easy trick to calming a restless infant is to rock them back and forth. For whatever reason, the gentle side-to-side motion seems to soothe small children and lull them off to dreamland. You wouldn’t exactly expect the same thing to work for a grown adult, but a new study suggests that […]

CDC warns of respiratory virus affecting adults, children – WTHR

CDC warns of respiratory virus affecting adults, children

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants to warn you about a respiratory infection that’s going around. The infection is called Respiratory Syncytial Virus or RSV. RSV symptoms include runny nose, decreased appetite, coughing, sneezing, fever and wheezing, according to the CDC. In infants, parents may see breathing difficulties. The virus […]

Trump’s ‘adults in the room’ are gone – ThinkProgress

Trump’s ‘adults in the room’ are gone - ThinkProgress

With the recent resignations of so many top officials, President Trump is effectively acting as his own defense secretary, his own attorney general, and his own chief of staff. The government is about to shut down because Trump continues to insist that the United States must construct a massive border wall (although he abandoned the […]

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