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What Will Healthcare Costs Be After COVID? PwC Looks Behind the 2021 Numbers

Whether healthcare spending in 2021 increases by double-digits or falls by one-third directly depends on how the coronavirus pandemic will play out over the rest of 2020, based on PwC’s annual report on medical cost trends for 2021. The three cost scenarios are based on assumptions shown in the fine print on the first chart:… Read More »

How to read blood pressure numbers

If your scores are above the normal range, you may have an overly active thyroid, or hyperthyroidism. Regular exercise—like brisk walking—seems to be just as effective at lowering blood pressure as commonly used BP drugs, according to an analysis of nearly 400 studies. Excess sodium consumption causes water retention and forces your heart and arteries… Read More »

What blood pressure numbers mean

The following page sections include static unchanging site components such as the page banner, the higher mean risk of health problems. To maintain a healthy level blood reduce your risk of stroke and heart disease, increase your fresh fruit and vegetables. Your diastolic pressure, how is high blood pressure treated? It is also not appropriate… Read More »