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A new study found that even mild sleep issues could cause high blood pressure in women. (Photo: Getty Images)

Get Your Zzzzzs

Lack of Sleep Can Raise Blood Pressure, Cause Other Problems in Adults and Kids It is well known that chronic sleep deprivation can affect cardiovascular health. But according to a new study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center, even mild sleep problems, such as having
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In addition to controlling blood sugar levels, diabetics should also pay attention to cardiovascular, kidney and visual health. (Photo: galaxia/Getty Images)

Complications

Controlling Diabetes Isn’t Just Blood Sugar When you have diabetes, there is a lot of emphasis on controlling your blood sugar levels. And just as important, you and the healthcare team caring for you should pay attention to cardiovascular, kidney and visual health. Dr.
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Macular degeneration can only be diagnosed with a dilated eye examination. (Photo: zoran/Getty Images)

Eye Health

Are You at Risk for Macular Degeneration? Many people accept deteriorating eyesight as an inevitable part of getting older, but blurry or distorted vision – such as when straight lines appear wavy – could be signs of age-related macular degeneration. The condition is the most
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