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More blood pressure medicine recalled due to concerns over cancer-causing chemicals – NBC4i.com

WASHINGTON (WCMH) — The FDA says an additional recall has been issued for certain blood pressure medicines due to trace amounts of a cancer-causing chemical. According to the FDA’s website, Aurobindo Pharma USA is voluntarily recalling two lots of valsartan tablets, 26 lots of amlodipine and valsartan combination tablets, and 52 lots of valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide… Read More »

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Blood Pressure for Black Men in Barbershop Program Stays Low

Earlier this year, Real Health reported on an health intervention implemented at barbershops that helped lower high blood pressure in Black men with uncontrolled hypertension after six months. Now, new findings published in the American Heart Association (AHA) journal Circulation reveal that the same program continued to significantly improve blood pressure among this population 12… Read More »

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High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Fact Sheet

When high blood pressure (HBP) occurs during pregnancy and is not appropriately treated, it may negatively affect the health of both a mother and her baby during pregnancy, during delivery, or after delivery.1,2 High blood pressure, also known as hypertension (HTN), is a common and treatable health condition that occurs in 6% to 8% of… Read More »

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