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Month: June 2019

Combination Low-Salt and Heart-Healthy “Dash” Diet as Effective as Drugs for Some Adults With High Blood Pressure

A study of more than 400 adults with prehypertension, or stage 1 high blood pressure, found that combining a low-salt diet with the heart-healthy DASH diet substantially lowers systolic blood pressure — the top number in a blood pressure test — especially in people with higher baseline systolic readings.
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Video: Migraine aura

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Manganese

Source: National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements – Related MedlinePlus Pages: MineralsSource…

Do Memory Problems Always Mean Alzheimer’s Disease?

Source: National Institute on Aging – Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer’s Disease, MemorySource…

‘Negative Emotions’ Linked to Higher Rates of Opioid Use in Sickle Cell Disease

In a small study using data from daily electronic patient diaries, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have found a link between negative emotions, such as sadness and anxiety, and higher opioid use in people with sickle cell disease whose pain levels were self-reported as relatively low.Source…

Pool Safety (For Parents)

Source: Nemours FoundationRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Water Safety (Recreational)Source…

Sex education: Talking to toddlers and preschoolers about sex

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World AIDS Day: New Research and Experts Available from Johns Hopkins Medicine

World AIDS Day: New Research and Experts Available from Johns Hopkins MedicineSource…

Outdoor Water Safety

Source: Nemours FoundationRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Water Safety (Recreational)Source…

Cushing Syndrome (For Parents)

Source: Nemours FoundationRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cushing’s SyndromeSource…