A Healthy Lifestyle Can Offset a High Genetic Risk for Stroke, According to New Research by UTHealth Houston

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Newswise — People who are genetically at higher risk for stroke can lower that risk by as much as 43% by adopting a healthy cardiovascular lifestyle, according to new research led by UTHealth Houston, which was published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The study included 11,568 adults from ages 45 to 64 who were stroke-free at baseline and…

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FDA Conducting Evaluation of Key Agency Activities to Strengthen Operations

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In February 2022, I rejoined the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as Commissioner of Food and Drugs, having served in the role five years earlier. Since my return, the agency has taken many significant actions that benefit the public health. Yet at the same time, the agency has confronted a series of challenges that have tested our regulatory frameworks and…

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FDA vs Black People

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WASHINGTON /PRNewswire/ — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering many bans on tobacco and vape products, but the only one that targets people of color  is the proposed ban on menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars and vapes, of which menthol cigarettes are the preferred choice of 85% Black people, and Menthol Is Not A Crime is shedding light on the…

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No Backhand, No Problem… A Hack for the Backhand!

The latest episode of SPR! Sometimes our anticipation is off. Sometimes we are a bit slow in reacting. Sometimes we have limited mobility… and sometimes our backhand is just weak. In this episode we look at an often overlooked alternative to our backhand. SPR on Social Media: SPR Group on Facebook:… SPR on TNCN:… SPR on Instagram:… SPR…

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