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High blood pressure: Choosing this oil when cooking could lower your reading

High blood pressure affects one in four adults in the UK, according to government figures, but many people with the condition don’t know they have it. This is because symptoms are rarely noticeable. The best way to find out if you have high blood pressure is to have your reading regularly checked, either by your… Read More »

Gillette recalls Venus disposable razors over high laceration risk

Gillette on Thursday announced a recall of some of its disposable Venus razors over a higher-than-normal laceration risk. MEDICAL COMPANY RECALLS ENDOTRACHEAL TUBES FOLLOWING REPORTS OF 4 PATIENT DEATHS The company said a manufacturing error caused the blades in its Venus Simply3 disposable razors to be misaligned, thus “posing a higher risk of cuts during… Read More »

High intake of dietary fiber and whole grains associated with reduced risk of non-communicable diseases

People who eat higher levels of dietary fibre and whole grains have lower rates of non-communicable diseases compared with people who eat lesser amounts, while links for low glycaemic load and low glycaemic index diets are less clear. Observational studies and clinical trials conducted over nearly 40 years reveal the health benefits of eating at… 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 »