How Salt, Potassium Affect Your Teen’s Blood Pressure

Parents who worry about their teens’ consumption of salt can take heart from a new study, which finds that a diet high in sodium may not have a negative impact on blood pressure levels in teenage girls. While recent research in adults has shown salt consumption may not negatively affect blood pressure the way scientists once … Read More

How Black Licorice Can Make Your Heart Jump

If your heart skips a beat every time you think about treating yourself to black licorice — it may know something you don’t. If you eat too much of it, your heart actually may skip a beat or two, or even more. Though it happens rarely, black licorice can cause an irregular heartbeat in some … Read More

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