Losing Sleep Over Your Divorce? Your Blood Pressure Could Suffer

Tucson, Arizona - Those who experience persistent sleep problems after a divorce stand to suffer from more than just dark circles. They might also be at risk for potentially harmful increases in blood pressure, a new study finds.

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Home blood pressure-monitoring kits save insurance companies money

Dallas, Texas - Home blood pressure-monitoring kits can save insurance companies money by improving healthcare quality and reducing healthcare costs, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension.

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American Heart Association survey shows Americans are unaware of how much sodium they eat

Dallas, Texas - Americans eat too much salt, and most have no idea how much they are eating, according to new consumer research by the American Heart Association.

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Scientists identify gene linked to fatal inflammatory disease in children

Washington, DC - Investigators have identified a gene that underlies a very rare but devastating autoinflammatory condition in children. Several existing drugs have shown therapeutic potential in laboratory studies, and one is currently being studied in children with the disease, which the researchers named STING-associated vasculopathy with onset in infancy (SAVI).

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Fibrous Dysplasia

Scottsdale, Arizona - Fibrous dysplasia is an uncommon bone disorder in which scar-like (fibrous) tissue develops in place of normal bone. This can weaken the affected bone and cause it to deform or fracture.

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Mayo Clinic ranked No. 1 in Phoenix and Arizona by U.S. News & World Report

Phoenix, Arizona - Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix is ranked Number 1 in Arizona and the Phoenix metro area in the 25th U.S. News & World Report annual America’s Best Hospital List released Tuesday.

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