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High Blood Pressure May Double Your Risk of Dying From COVID

In the top 10 leading causes of death listed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes and high blood pressure contribute to or are the cause of five — heart disease, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes and kidney disease.1 In 2017, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association redefined the parameters… Read More »

Double Olympian Samantha Murray Spills Her Fitness Secrets

Samantha Murray is a woman of many talents, with a number of titles to her name, Double Olympian, Olympic Silver Medallist, World Champion, European Champion, World Cup Gold, Five Time National Champion and World Record Holder. She won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics, and the bronze medal at the 2012 World Championships. In 2014, she won individual gold and… Read More »

Aboriginal heritage, sons’ disabilities a ‘double whammy’ in seeking treatment

THE “double whammy” of being an Aboriginal mother of two sons who have intellectual disabilities has led sub-standard health care, Narelle Reynolds told the disability royal commission this week. The Wiradjuri woman, who formerly lived in Dubbo, was called as a witness to the commission’s Sydney hearing on Monday. There she told commissioners how her… Read More »

Caffeinated Energy Drinks Double The Consumption Of Alcohol

In a study looking into drinking patterns when there was a combination of caffeinated energy drinks and alcohol , researchers established that energy drinks pretty much doubled the quantity of alcohol that individuals drank.[1] Therefore if they consumed an average of 4 drinks when they were not combining energy drinks, they would consume approximately 8… Read More »