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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 »

Flint official facing involuntary manslaughter charges in water crisis awarded high paying new job

(Photo: Adobe Stock) Although Dr. Eden Wells, Michigan’s chief medical executive, will face a jury trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter, obstruction of justice and lying to a special police agent – all stemming from her handling of Flint’s 2014-15 water crisis – state officials just hired her as an “advisory physician” in the Michigan… Read More »

Cervical Cancer Death Rates Alarmingly High Among Black Women in Alabama

Although cervical cancer is a preventable and highly curable disease, a new report released by Human Rights Watch reveals that Black women in Alabama are dying of this cancer at more than twice the national average, reports The Guardian. Cervical cancer was once a major cause of death for American women, but the advent of… Read More »