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Your brain's aging: Report urges ways to stay sharp

...The sooner you start the better, but it's never too late, Blazer said.The IOM also recommended:-Control high blood pressure and diabetes, and don't smoke. Those are key risks for heart disease, and what's bad for your heart is bad...
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A year after kidnap of schoolgirls, hope fades

...last month.Several of the girls' parents have died - some killed in Boko Haram attacks, some of illnesses like high blood pressure that residents blame on the trauma related to their lost daughters.The Boko Haram attacks continue despite a multinational...
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Better options for better health will be prohibited - by law - from denying you coverage just because you have a pre-existing condition like high blood pressure or diabetes.More good news: Being a woman will no longer be a pre-existing condition. Insurance companies...
Front Street Clinic's future in question

...Street treats patients for everything under the sun, but some of the most common health conditions it sees are high blood pressure, diabetes, respiratory diseases, seizures and traumatic brain injuries. Another important role of the clinic...
A glance at the Taksim protesters in Istanbul

...been unable to vote.Elif said the only reason she didn't join the protests straight away was her health; her high blood pressure kept her away for a few days. She has fond memories of Gezi Park. "When I was younger I came here to have picnics...
How to make the perfect latke

...1 heaping tablespoon per bowl; 2 total).Open second beer.Stir in salt and pepper to taste. Grandmom has high blood pressure; seasonings are way off in all her recipes. She also experiences chronic acid reflux - add chopped garlic, too...
Anchorage company seeks permits to harvest blueberries, said the product is being marketed as an antidote to a variety of ailments, including high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes. McKenzie said she did not know how many acres of land they applied for to berry pick except that...
We need to act for the sake of the children

...inactive. These behaviors lead to an increased risk of obesity as an adult, resulting in cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, orthopedic disorders, type two diabetes and psychosocial disorders. Schools can play an important...
Report: 66 percent of Alaska adults are overweight

...1991 to 66 percent in 2007. Obese adults are twice as likely as those with normal weights to be diagnosed with high blood pressure. They also are six times more likely to suffer from diabetes. The state survey considered body mass indexes...
More voices needed in Medicare debate

...drug therapy has become a critical component of modern medicine. Chronic health problems like heart disease, high blood pressure, ulcers and myriad other maladies that used to signal imminent death, chronic debilitation, the need for surgery...


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