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The Heart Attack That Can Fool Your Doctor

Source:everydayhealth.com Most heart attacks are caused by a buildup of plaque in the artery. But there is a rare and little-understood kind of heart attack that is much harder to detect &nbsp Video featuring Dr. Sanjay Gupta There was no reason Ana Gregg should be having a heart attack. She was 35 years old, fit, and had no risk factors ...

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WHO declares Liberia Ebola-free

source: BBC The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Liberia free of the Ebola virus, as the country has had no new cases in 42 days. Last September, Liberia was seeing 400 cases a week, with hospitals full and bodies lying in the streets. A public health campaign was launched to stem the epidemic, and the last confirmed death was ...

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National High Blood Pressure Education Month (May 2015)

National High Blood Pressure Education Month, recognized annually in May, is an important observance time for Measure Up/Pressure Down® and its participating medical groups, health systems, partners, and sponsors to raise awareness, educate, and engage patients across the United States. Educating patients about high blood pressure and the need for control is essential to long-term health. In fact, high blood ...

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Child malaria vaccine: Final trials bring hope

Final clinical trials of a malaria vaccine – the first to reach this stage – suggest it could help protect millions of children against malaria. But tests on 16,000 children from seven African countries found that booster doses were of limited use and vaccines in young babies were not effective. After children aged 5-17 months were given three doses of ...

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Why you shouldn’t ignore heartburn (video)

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Mucinex Fast-MAX Products: Recall – Incorrect Labeling

Source:www.drugs.com Audience: Consumer Including certain lots of Mucinex Fast-MAX Night Time Cold & Flu; Mucinex Fast-MAX Cold & Sinus; Mucinex Fast-MAX Severe Congestion & Cough and Mucinex Fast-MAX Cold, Flu & Sore Throat [Posted 04/22/2015] ISSUE: RB (formerly Reckitt Benckiser) has recalled certain lots of liquid bottles of Mucinex Fast-MAX Night Time Cold & Flu; Mucinex Fast-MAX Cold & Sinus; ...

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Pulse Pressure vs. Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a good indicator of heart disease and stroke risk, but researchers are now exploring the value of taking pulse pressure to diagnose these condition Your doctor checks your blood pressure at just about every visit, but why? High blood pressure, or hypertension, increases your chance of heart disease and stroke — and often there are no ...

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How to give your dog an insulin shot

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