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A woman taking her blood pressure with a digital readout. (Photo: iStock Photo)

Hypertension

Avoid Problems from High Blood Pressure A third of adults ages 40 to 59 have high blood pressure, or hypertension. So do nearly two-thirds of the population age 60 and older. That makes high blood pressure among the most common medical conditions in the United States.   It
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Fall leaves are beautiful, but once they have fallen they begin to gather mold, which is an allergen. (Photo: Getty Images)

Get Ready for Fall Allergies

Tips to Keep You Sneeze & Wheeze-Free You have just gotten your summer routine dialed in, and you have to think about how to keep fall allergies at bay? Yes. But the good news is if you start planning now, your allergy symptoms will likely be much less severe, and you will
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You can safely and annonymously dispose of opioids and other expired or unused prescriptions this Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. (Photo: Getty Images)

Drug Take Back Day

Safely Dispose of Opioids This Saturday Cleaning out your medicine cabinet is about more than having a tidy bathroom. In an age of opioid addiction, it can also prevent leftover medications from getting into the wrong hands. Dr. Alexis Reedy-Cooper, a staff physician in the
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