Daily Archives: March 9, 2020

Could Sunshine Lower Blood Pressure? Study Offers Enlightenment

News Picture: AHA News: Could Sunshine Lower Blood Pressure? Study Offers Enlightenment

Latest High Blood Pressure News FRIDAY, Feb. 28, 2020 (American Heart Association News) — Exposure to sunshine is linked to lower blood pressure, says a new study that included hundreds of thousands of patients at dialysis clinics across the United States. But don’t use this news as an …

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Minor convictions for ex-CIA coder in hacking tools case

Minor convictions for ex-CIA coder in hacking tools case

After they were instructed to resume deliberations Monday, jurors sent a note saying they were “extremely deadlocked.” One juror said as she left the courthouse that the jury was always split down the middle on the most serious counts, although the jury was composed of only 11 people after one …

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Exercise Leads to Better Sleep: Poll

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MONDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) — A brisk walk or workout can improve your sleep, even in the hours before bed, according to the results of a new U.S. poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation. “Exercise is great for sleep. For the millions of people who want better sleep, …

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Trump floats payroll tax cut, other financial relief amid outbreak

Trump floats payroll tax cut, other financial relief amid outbreak

US President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus alongside Vice President Mike Pence and members of the Coronavirus Task Force in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, March 9, 2020. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump on Monday said he …

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At High Risk for Heart Disease? Strict Blood Pressure Control Should Help

News Picture: At High Risk for Heart Disease? Strict Blood Pressure Control Should Help

FRIDAY, Feb. 28, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you’re at high risk for heart disease, lowering your blood pressure below the standard target level may help extend your life, a new study suggests. Specifically, a systolic blood pressure target of less than 120 mm Hg — rather than the standard …

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Dow futures rise 200 points, erase 400-point loss, after Trump floats payroll tax cut

Dow futures rise 200 points, erase 400-point loss, after Trump floats payroll tax cut

Stock futures rose in overnight trading Monday after the S&P 500’s worst day since the financial crisis. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained about 244 points, indicating a higher open of about 290 points on Tuesday. The S&P 500 futures also traded slightly higher. Dow futures were down more …

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Pelosi, Seeking to Insulate House Majority, Presses Plan to Lower Health Costs

Pelosi, Seeking to Insulate House Majority, Presses Plan to Lower Health Costs

WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is preparing to unveil a sweeping plan to lower the cost of health care, moving to address the top concern of voters while giving moderate Democrats who face tough re-election races a way to distance themselves from the Medicare for All plan embraced by the …

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Insomnia Might Boost Heart Failure Risk

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) — Insomnia may triple the risk of developing heart failure, a large new study from Norway suggests. Heart problems definitely lead to sleep problems, said lead researcher Dr. Lars Laugsand, but his team tried to determine whether the reverse might also …

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Italy extends its quarantine to the entire country

Italy extends its quarantine to the entire country

A man wearing a protective mask passes by the Coliseum in Rome on March 7, 2020 amid fear of Covid-19 epidemic. Alberto Pizzoli | AFP | Getty Images Italy will expand the lockdown of the Lombardy region to the entire country, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Monday as Italy’s case count surged, …

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Marcelo Bielsa: a method actor in football’s theatre of the absurd | Football

Luke Ayling spectacularly volleys in Leeds’ opening goal against Huddersfield on Saturday.

It’s happening. Mateusz Klich plays a delicious back-heel to Pablo Hernández. It’s definitely happening. Hernández plays a first-time pass into the space that will shortly be occupied by Jack Harrison. This is not a drill. Harrison takes a look, doesn’t like what he sees, takes a touch, takes another look, …

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