Simply improving our breathing can significantly lower high blood pressure at any age. Recent research finds that just five to 10 minutes daily of exercises that strengthen the diaphragm and certain other muscles does the trick. SciePro/Getty Images/Max Posner/NPR hide caption toggle caption SciePro/Getty Images/Max Posner/NPR Simply improving our breathing […]

By MORGAN LEE, Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is bracing for a rapid exodus of up to 100,000 people from subsidized Medicaid health care next year as the federal government phases out special pandemic-era spending and eligibility for the program, the state’s top health official told […]

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Two people were arrested in connection with a shooting that happened in Baton Rouge on Sunday, Sept. 18. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department Lawrence Brooks, 46, and Marley Banks, 33, were both arrested on Sunday, Sept. 18 and booked into the East Baton […]

UPDATE on Sunday, 1:33 p.m. – Memphis Police have said they have located David Ward. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police say an Arkansas man is missing after he left a Memphis hospital Saturday afternoon. Police say 61-year-old David Ward of West Memphis left Methodist University Hospital at around 3:49 p.m. […]

To weigh or not to weigh. Which is more likely to protect against gaining excess weight? Women tend to put on extra pounds during midlife, increasing the risks for obesity and related conditions like hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, stroke and some cancers. That’s the reasoning for new recommendations from a […]

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Share on PinterestHow many steps a day help offset dementia risk? Researchers may now have the answer. Image credit: Christopher Fanelli/EyeEm/Getty Images. Dementia affects more than 55 million people worldwide and is the seventh leading cause of death globally. With the proportion of older people in the population increasing, the […]

No Treasure Coast hospital was nationally ranked Health equity assessments expanded for 2022-2023 Black residents have equitable preventive care in one hospital’s service area The Treasure Coast is home to top-notch hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Hospitals rankings. Each of the region’s seven hospitals scored in […]

Accused killer Jonathan Douglas Shaw saw his trial continued into the next jury term after Flathead District Court Judge Dan Wilson determined Wednesday that a delayed mental health evaluation could leave prosecutors without time to adjust their case. Authorities arrested Shaw following a deadly shootout in the parking lot of […]

For the 11th time in the 21-year career of IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, he will head to the final race of the season with a chance to win the championship. His reign over the series can only be described as Bradyesque. Scott Dixon picked up his first championship in 2003 […]