The Food and Drug Administration is strengthening warnings on some common painkillers saying they cause increased risk of heart attack and stroke. The FDA conducted a review on new safety information and now want the drug makers to change the warning labels on certain NSAIDs. NSAIDs, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, are over-the-counter or prescription medications such as Advil, Ibuprofen, Aleve, Naprosyn, or Celebrex.Read More
A new study out of Duke University found a surprising and important relationship between unemployment status, multiple job losses and periods without work and an increased risk of cardiovascular problems.
Factors included the first year after job loss, being unemployed, total number of job losses and total time spent unemployed – with the risk of heart attack being most significant in the first year after job loss.Read More