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Thousands of strokes and heart attacks could be prevented by switching blood pressure pill

Thousands of strokes and heart attacks could be ­prevented if patients switched blood pressure pills. Health records for five million with high blood ­pressure revealed the most popular pills, ACE inhibitors, were less ­effective than an alternative and caused more side effects. The study in The Lancet ­estimates that changing to thiazide diuretics would prevent… Read More »

NC revises new health care plan for state workers after pressure from hospitals – Charlotte Observer

[unable to retrieve full-text content]NC revises new health care plan for state workers after pressure from hospitals  Charlotte Observer Charlotte hospitals refused to sign North Carolina’s plan for health insurance rates for state employees, including teachers and troopers. The state announced a … "Health|HealthCare" – Google News