Health

False Confidence in Blood Pressure Knowledge Undermines Intentions to Seek Care – USC Schaeffer

Most Americans don’t know the meaning of 120-80 mm Hg, but think they do. Nearly half of adults in the US have high blood pressure (hypertension). In the long run, high blood pressure damages blood vessels, increases the risk of heart failure, and leads to poor health outcomes, especially in patients with additional conditions such …

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A man thought his hip hurt because he’d run a marathon. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer that had spread to his bones.

The man (not pictured) tried many treatments but his pain got worse.Ghislain & Marie David de Lossy/Getty Images A man who went to a chiropractor with hip pain was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. The man, 62, had a “deep and aching” pain in the front of his left groin, and into his thigh and …

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Towards Better Management of Disinhibition in Frontotemporal Dementia

Summary: People with behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) exhibit behaviors that are considered socially unacceptable. While there is no current cure for FTD, researchers are finding methods to help inhibit some of the negative behaviors associated with FTD. A new study reports impulsivity and negative behaviors are greatly reduced in those with bvFTD when the …

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No More Muffin Top! Here’s How To Get Rid of Love Handles for Good

While the term “love handles” implies affection, there is no woman on earth — at least, not one I’ve ever met — who likes her love handles. Also known as “muffin top” (because instead of sitting flush with the pant’s waist, they hang over it like a muffin top), love handles are common among women …

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The surprising health benefits of potatoes, according to a dietitian

The hearty and reliable potato has been an inexpensive and beloved side dish for hundreds of years. Through the centuries, the potato has been transformed into many forms, such as fries, chips, tots and mashes. And although many preparations of the spud include excess fat and sodium, the potato on its own is a nutritious …

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Here’s What Actually Happens When You Stop Taking Ozempic

Doctors share the truth about life after this popular weight loss drug. Ozempic has become well-known for its ability to promote weight loss, and a handful of celebrities are rumored to have tried it. Currently trending on social media, the hashtag “Ozempic” has been viewed 450 million times on TikTok. Long story short: Ozempic is …

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Janitor sued for $1M after rubbing his penis in colleagues’ water bottles and giving them herpes

Vile Texas janitor is sued for $1M after ‘rubbing his penis inside water bottles of doctor’s office workers and giving THIRTEEN incurable herpes’ Lucio Diaz, 50, has admitted he committed the act claiming he has a ‘sickness’ One victim described her heartache as no longer being able to kiss her babies Diaz was caught on …

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Woman discovers she had blood clots in her brain and a stroke after a breakup triggered migraine

A woman has opened up about how crying over a breakup triggered a migraine that led doctors to discover two blood clots in her brain, saying she unknowingly had a minor stroke the week before and could have died. Liv, 24, from Texas, shared an abbreviated version of her shocking story in a now-viral video …

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