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A Better Pill–Internal Delivery Devices May Help Patients Take Their Medicine – Scientific American

Lack of compliance often leads to worsening chronic conditions and excess hospitalization. Studies consistently show one third to one half (pdf) of all U.S. patients do not take their medicines as directed, and this ends up costing the health care system between $ 100 billion and $ 300 billion annually. People fail to follow drug… Read More »

High blood pressure: A daily dose of this zesty fruit may help to lower your reading

High blood pressure, or hypertension, can be caused by eating an unhealthy diet that is high in salt, not getting enough exercise, drinking too much alcohol and smoking. The condition can lead to heart attacks and strokes, as well as other health problems if left untreated, so it’s vital to take steps to lower it… Read More »