Category Archives: Health

Health Canada expands recall of some heart, high blood pressure drugs

Health Canada has added eight more products to its recall of certain medications containing valsartan, a drug used to treat high blood pressure to help prevent heart attacks and stroke. It is also prescribed for some patients who have suffered heart failure or a recent heart attack.   

The affected valsartan was manufactured by...

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Medical News Today: Essential stretches for warming up before a run

Stretching before running can warm up the muscles and loosen the joints, which can reduce the risk of injury and improve performance.

When it comes to preparing for a run, studies suggest that warming up with dynamic stretches can improve power and performance.

Static stretches are the "hold and stretch" variety, which involve holding...

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Medical News Today: What is trauma to the breast?

Traumatic breast injury can be the result of anything that causes damage to the breast tissue. Most traumatic breast injuries do not cause significant side effects, but rare complications can include severe bleeding. No research suggests breast injury can cause cancer.

The most immediate symptom of a traumatic breast injury is the pain. A traumatic breast...

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