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Brown Recluse Spider Bites on the Rise, Expert Warns
They may sometimes cause serious symptoms that affect the whole body
Taking Medication Safely
You can take steps to protect yourself from medication mistakes that can cause serious side effects, says the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Ask your health care provider or your pharmacist if you should avoid certain foods, alcohol and other medications or activities while you are taking a newly prescribed drug. Don't take an herbal remedy or dietary supplement without consulting your health care provider.
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.