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High blood pressure meds work better taken at bedtime
(Reuters Health) - When people take their hypertension medications at bedtime, blood pressure is better controlled during the night and the risk of death or illness due to cardiovascular disease is significantly lowered, a new study suggests.
PTSD tied to higher, earlier stroke risk
(Reuters Health) - Young adults who develop PTSD may be more likely to have a stroke by the time they are middle aged, a study of U.S. veterans suggests.
Limited language fluency tied to repeat hospitalizations
(Reuters Health) - Poor language comprehension may raise the odds of a repeat hospitalization, a Canadian study suggests.
Drinking with certain drugs tied to fall risk for seniors
(Reuters Health) - Older adults who take many common medicines may be more likely to fall and be injured when they drink alcohol, a recent study suggests.
REFILE-UPDATE 1-Will 'The Prince' dethrone 'King Bibi'? Israeli ex-military chief aims at premiership
JERUSALEM, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Confronted by a right-wing heckler while on the campaign trail in Israel, Benny Gantz grabbed the man by the lapels, stared cooly into his eyes and rumbled: "No one's doing anything wrong by you. We only want what's good for you."
Soccer: Rule-makers look at new guidelines for dealing with concussion
ZURICH (Reuters) - Soccer's rule-makers have begun looking into whether changes to the laws are needed to allow for better treatment of players who suffer concussion during a game.
Moderate weight gain may be healthiest in twin pregnancies
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women may be "eating for two" - or more - but when it comes to twin pregnancies, gaining too much weight may be as bad as gaining too little, a U.S. study suggests.
FEATURE-From code to cleanliness: social entrepreneurs support San Francisco's homeless
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Like many San Francisco residents, freshly minted coder David Brooks aspires to join the city's famed technology workforce as an engineer.
UPDATE 4-Sales of Eli Lilly diabetes drug Trulicity fall short, shares drop
Oct 23 (Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co third-quarter sales missed Wall Street estimates on Wednesday as rebates limited revenue from its top-selling diabetes drug Trulicity, and its shares fell about 4%.
Rising seas, stress levels spawn climate anxiety support groups
RUMSON, N.J. (Reuters) - On a rainy night in the basement lounge of a church, five people sat in a circle and nibbled on snacks as they talked about their personal struggles.
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