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Blood pressure pills recalled after discovery of explosive chemical that causes cancer

In a dramatic turn of events, health chiefs have recalled dozens of blood pressure pills that are deemed to pose a grave public health risk. The drugs in question — several different types of irbesartan and losartan – have been recalled from pharmacy shelves because they contain azido-tetrazole. The substance is considered by some health… Read More »

‘The emotional scars run deepest’ – John Greene on getting back to fitness after a near-death experience

It’s a cold, crisp spring morning and as half seven approaches, people begin appearing in ones and twos. There are empty chairs spaced out across the car park, and everybody claims one. It may be chilly, but the atmosphere is warm and friendly and there is plenty of chatter as they wait. his is a happy… Read More »

After Haven flop, JPMorgan Chase unveils solo healthcare venture

Dive Brief: JPMorgan Chase is launching Morgan Health as a means to boost the quality of healthcare for the bank’s 165,000 employees and their families — and to improve health equity and medical cost control, the bank said Thursday. The 20-person, Washington, D.C.-based unit will have $ 250 million to invest in “promising” innovations in… Read More »

Joint pain after switching to vegan diet

Learn the potential benefits and pitfalls of following the popular diet. By Amanda Baltazar Science has long touted the inflammation-fighting benefits of a healthy diet: one low in saturated fats and added sugars and high in fruits, veggies, lean protein such as omegarich wild salmon and whole grains. Many people also believe that avoiding animal… Read More »