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Laura Termini presenta ‘Realmente Única’ en el Miami Book Fair 2017

— Durante el fin de semana, en el marco del Miami Book Fair 2017 la actriz, productora e influencer Laura Termini, presenta su libro Realmente Única —

Navient supports Puerto Rico disaster relief efforts

WILMINGTON, DE - November16, 2017 - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE – HISPANICIZE WIRE) — As recovery continues across Puerto Rico, Navient (Nasdaq:NAVI) and its philanthropic arm, Navient Foundation, today announced ongoing support to island residents working to restore their lives, homes and communities. Navient is providing temporary payment relief options for student loan customers in the affected …

High blood pressure redefined for first time in 14 years: 130 is the new high

— Most African-American men and women will have high blood pressure under new American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Guidelines —— Highlights —— High blood pressure is now defined as readings of 130 mm Hg and higher for the systolic blood pressure measurement, or readings of 80 and higher for the diastolic measurement. That is a change from the old definition of 140/90 and higher, reflecting complications that can occur at those lower numbers —— Among African-Americans, 56 percent of women and 59 percent of men will have high blood pressure under the new guidelines. The change means African-American men have the highest rate of hypertension; previously, black women did —— In the first update to comprehensive U.S. guidelines on blood pressure detection and treatment since 2003, the category of prehypertension is eliminated —— While about 14 percent more people will be diagnosed with high blood pressure and counseled about lifestyle changes, there will only be a small increase in those who will be prescribed medication —— By lowering the definition of high blood pressure, the guidelines recommend earlier intervention to prevent further increases in blood pressure and the complications of hypertension —

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