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Need For Blood Pressure Meds Can Be Reduced With Lifestyle Changes (STUDY)

According to a study, the need for high blood pressure meds in hypertensive individuals can be reduced within 16 weeks after making lifestyle changes.[1] Lifestyle modifications such as regular exercise and healthier eating can significantly reduce the amount of patients needing blood pressure-lowering medicine. That’s especially the case in individuals who have systolic blood pressures… Read More »

Pressure intensifies on top drug lobbyist to fix 'doughnut hole' issue

The pharmaceutical industry was dealt a significant blow on Thursday when a key provision impacting its payment obligations under the Medicare program was omitted from legislation to fund the Department of Health and Human Services. Drug companies rarely lose in Washington, and the latest defeat will intensify pressure on the industry’s top lobbying group at… Read More »