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Remains/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) -- Young people shouldn't just ignore it if they learn their blood pressure is even mildly elevated.
Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Perhaps the government should consider an Animals Affordable Care Act.
iStock/Thinkstock(SAN DIEGO) -- There's a new reason for people in their 50s and 60s to keep a close watch on their blood pressure: hypertension may be linked to an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease.
Truck driving is one of the least healthy careers, according to medical experts and those in the profession.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics supports that claim, calling trucking one of the highest-risk occupations in the U.S. in a 2007 study. While the risk obviously includes the danger posed by highway accidents, unhealthy lifestyles also play a part, said Dr. Clayton Cowl, who practices occupational medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
FRIDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Losing belly fat and limiting processed foods and other sources of dietary phosphorus might help reduce your risk of kidney disease, a new study finds.