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The spooky and dangerous side of black licorice

Bill Sullivan, Indiana University Black licorice may look and taste like an innocent treat, but this candy has a dark side. On Sept. 23, 2020,...

Blood pressure medications decrease death and severe disease in COVID-19 patients

Vassilios Vassiliou, University of East Anglia and Ranu Baral At the start of the pandemic, there was concern that certain drugs for high blood pressure...

Low blood pressure could be a culprit in dementia, studies suggest

Kenneth McLeod, Binghamton University, State University of New York Decline in brain function often occurs as people age. People often worry that declining brain function...

Why do people faint?

Anne R. Crecelius, University of Dayton Maybe it’s a bride standing in a hot chapel, or an exhausted runner after a race. It could be...

Can sitting less decrease your risk of heart disease?

Gautam Ramesh, University of California San Diego; Andrea LaCroix, University of California San Diego, and John Bellettiere, University of California San Diego Too much sitting...

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