Studies explore potential benefits and costs of increased treatment to achieve lower blood pressure

Two studies examining the benefits and costs of treating high blood pressure more intensively, by aiming for lower blood pressure measures, will be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2019—November 16-18 in Philadelphia. A separate study analyzed the cost effectiveness of incrementally implementing high blood pressure treatment according…

7 Health Benefits of Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts (yes with an s, like the city) are named after the veggie’s history of cultivation in Belgium. Part of the cruciferous vegetable family, the sprouts' cousins include cauliflower, kale, broccoli, cabbage, collard greens, and bok choy. Low in calories, at less than 40 per cup, Brussels sprouts are…

6 uses and benefits of petroleum jelly

People use petroleum jelly for diaper rash, as a moisturizer, to treat skin conditions such as eczema, and as a lubricant. In this article, learn about the uses and benefits of petroleum jelly, as well as the possible risks and side effects. What is petroleum jelly? Chemists derive petroleum jelly…