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Giving patients easier-to-take medicine and no-copay medical visits may help drive down high blood pressure, a major contributor to poor health and untimely deaths nationwide, a new study by Kaiser Permanente in Northern California suggests.
A drug designed to block the advance of type 1 diabetes in its earliest stages is strikingly effective in the phase 2 clinical trial, according to researchers at the University of California, San Francisco.
Seven-time major-league All-Star Dave Parker is dealing with Parkinson’s disease. The 62-year-old Parker, who played with the Oakland A’s in 1988 and 1989, said he is able to get by without medication at this point and relies on a healthy diet and plenty of exercise.
The worst time to find a vet is when your pet suddenly falls sick – that’s why it’s important for pet owners to do some research ahead of time.
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