Obesity in Teens, Higher Risk of Stroke Before 50
THURSDAY, May 13, 2021 -- Strokes are on the rise among people younger than 50, and new research suggests that packing on the pounds during the teen years is a big reason why.
The more overweight you were from ages 16 to 20, the greater your risk...
Gene Therapy Uses HIV to Rescue Kids Born Without Immune System
WEDNESDAY, May 12, 2021 -- Cora Oakley is a rough-and-tumble 4-year-old who loves gymnastics and outdoor activities, particularly if it involves bouncing on a trampoline.
It's hard to tell from looking at her that she was born without an immune...
AHA News: 5 Things to Know About Blood Pressure Before It's a Problem
WEDNESDAY, May 12, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Blood pressure is more than just numbers your doctor writes on a chart.
To explain it, Dr. Shawna Nesbitt, medical director of the Hypertension Clinic at Parkland Hospital in Dallas,...