Tag Archives: Pressure

Risks of Preeclampsia and High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

One in 20 pregnancies will result in preeclampsia. What exactly is preeclampsia and how does it impact blood pressure? We spoke with Mary Cascio, MSN, RNC, about preeclampsia, and what it means before, during and after pregnancy, and what symptoms you should look for. What is preeclampsia? Preeclampsia (sometimes referred to as toxemia) is a… Read More »

Insurers, drug price advocacy groups pressure Congress to keep Medicare discounts

Congressional leaders must resist the drug lobby’s efforts to roll back a discount for prescription drugs that seniors purchase on Medicare, according to a letter from 16 groups that include top drug pricing reform, insurer, and hospital groups. The groups sent the letter late Tuesday to House and Senate leadership. It calls for Congress to… Read More »