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Americans Struggle To Get High Blood Pressure Under Control, CDC SaysHigh blood pressure has become a major public health issue. According to a new report, about 30 percent of Americans suffer from high blood pressure, and only about half of them have it under control.
New Exercises Help Athletes With Asthma & Other Breathing Problems Get Back In The GameWe know exercise is good for our health, but it can also trigger asthma attacks and other breathing problems. Now, there are special breathing techniques that can help.
Trump Trumpets New High For Dow Jones, Backs Short-Term Obamacare Payment DealPresident Donald Trump is expressing support for an agreement struck by two leading lawmakers to extend federal payments to health insurers.
Eye Problems May Be To Blame For Children's Reading, Learning Issues, Experts SayIf you have been told your child has a learning problem or trouble paying attention, it might be a misdiagnosis.
New Yorkers Walk In Support Of Research For Cure For LupusNew Yorkers put on their walking shoes Saturday to raise funds for research for a cure for lupus – a serious chronic autoimmune disease.
Doctors Recommend Children Receive Flu Shots By End Of OctoberDoctors say it takes two weeks for the shot to protect against the virus, so it’s important to get vaccinated now before the season gets underway.
Tiny Implant Improves Radiation Treatment For Breast Cancer PatientsA simple little implant makes breast cancer radiation treatment shorter and more accurate, and it even gives a better cosmetic result after surgery.
Study Shows America's Obesity Rate At All-Time HighNew data shows America's obesity epidemic is getting worse.
Manhattan Hospital Uses Music Therapy To Help Cancer Patients Relieve StressA hospital in Manhattan is using music therapy to help cancer patients stay positive and relaxed before and during treatment.
How Cancer Apps Can Help Improve A Patient’s OutcomeA cancer diagnosis can be devastating and disorienting. There’s so much to keep track of – medications, doctor’s appointments, and keeping family and friends informed. Now, there’s an app for that.
8-Year-Old Boy Gets New Kidney Thanks To Police Officer He Never MetKristi Goll, Jackson's mother, posted a plea on Facebook desperately searching for a suitable kidney donor after family, friends, and ultimately Jackson's father were all ruled out as possible candidates.
Virtual Reality Video Game Helps Reduce Pain Without Medication, Researchers SayThe future of pain relief may come from somewhere you least expect it – in the form of a virtual reality video game.

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