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Can Young Adults Never Diagnosed With Hypertension Face an Increased Risk of Other Diseases?

Previous studies have linked high blood pressure and dementia risk. But a new study published in Neurology suggests that young adults with blood pressure (BP) levels above normal but not enough to be considered hypertensive are at an increased risk for brain shrinkage, which can lead to a decline in cognitive function and possibly dementia,… Read More »

Young girl wakes up from two-week coma: 'Our Christmas miracle is happening'

Christina “Chrissy” Vandervelden woke up from a two-week coma but is still in need of prayers on her road to recovery. (Alaina VanDerVelden) The family of a Florida teen with cystic fibrosis was shocked and amazed after their 17-year-old daughter unexpectedly woke up from a two-week coma last week, but say prayer is still needed.… Read More »