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High blood pressure: Having unusual symptom in your nose could mean high blood pressure

Known as the ‘silent killer’, high blood pressure could start off as something minor but if left untreated can cause serious health problems. Half of people with high blood pressure are not diagnosed or not receiving any treatment for the condition. With high blood pressure costing the NHS over £2.1 billion every year, knowing about… Read More »

Harvard panel addresses high maternal mortality rates

Speaking via closed-circuit video, Karen Scott, project director the California Birth Equity Collaborative, cited specific evidence of institutionalized racism, including the lesser personal attention and health counseling that black women receive as patients. “What in the system allows variation in the responsiveness to a black mother who is reporting symptoms that are dismissed and discounted?… Read More »