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What are the long term heart risks of high blood pressure in young people?

Researchers in China evaluated the future cardiovascular risk of high blood pressure in young people. High blood pressure is a well-recognized risk factor for cardiovascular problems such as heart attack or stroke in later life. Reducing raised blood pressure through healthy lifestyle improvements (such as increasing exercise, losing weight or stopping smoking) and antihypertensive medication […]

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Bill Gates: ‘The next big question’ is how to distribute coronavirus vaccines to people in need

Bill Gates CNBC Bill Gates expressed confidence that a coronavirus vaccine will be available by 2021. But he remains concerned that doses won’t be made available to lower-income groups, particularly in less developed countries.  On a conference call, Gates told reporters that the “next big question” his foundation is thinking through is how to manufacture […]

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‘I Don’t Want To Scare People’: Trump Again Defends Downplaying COVID-19

President Donald Trump once again defended his actions during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic and said he wanted to show Americans “calmness” and be a “cheerleader.” Trump made the comments in a lengthy interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity on Wednesday, his latest effort to distance himself from revelations published in excerpts from […]

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Fauci warns of ‘more and more’ coronavirus complications in young people

Director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci testifies before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the Trump Administration’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 23, 2020. Kevin Dietsch | Pool via Reuters Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, […]