Hypertension: Tips to Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally

Hypertension: Tips to Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, could lead to serious health consequences if left uncontrolled over time. Hypertension is known to contribute to heart attack, stroke, and a myriad of other complications within the human body. However, there are a number of ways to manage blood pressure levels without the use of medications. Here are some […]

HIV Risk Due to Tainted Insulin Pens

HIV Risk Due to Tainted Insulin Pens

HIV risk due to tainted insulin pens has a Connecticut hospital issuing a mea culpa, along with a statement advising patients of the possible exposure and recommended testing to rule out disease transmission. The possible exposure occurred at Griffin Hospital in Derby, Connecticut over a six-year period. Patients identified for possible risk should be tested […]

Obesity Rates in Ireland Expected to Reach Epidemic Levels by 2030

Obesity Rates in Ireland Expected to Reach Epidemic Levels by 2030

Obesity rates in Ireland are expected to reach epidemic levels by 2030, according to health experts. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.K. Health Forum, Ireland could become Europe’s heaviest and most obese nation by 2030. Even though health experts have stressed the importance of maintaining a healthy weight and an active […]