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High blood pressure: Do this exercise to lower reading and prevent serious complications

A person’s blood pressure is determined by their heart beats and the blood pumping under pressure to the rest of the body. If the pressure is consistently too high, it puts major strain on the heart and blood vessels. This strain could also affect the brain and the kidneys. The damage to the body could… Read More »

Polio-like disease expected to increase this fall

Polio (poliomyelitis) is a very contagious enterovirus infection that usually causes mild flu-like symptoms or no symptoms at all, and most people recover from polio without lasting health problems (nonparalytic polio).1 However, severe complications of polio can cause partial or total body paralysis, breathing difficulties and death.2 The first clinical description of this contagious disease… Read More »