heart health

FDA Announces Recall of 2 Blood Pressure Medications Over High Levels of a Possible Carcinogenic—Here's What to Do

The US Food and Drug Administration has announced a recall of several batches of a blood pressure medication over concerns that it may contain high levels of a cancer-causing impurity. Lupin Pharmaceuticals is voluntarily recalling several batches of two drugs: Irbesartan tablets as well as its Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide tablets. …

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Matthew McConaughey's Dad Died From a Heart Attack While Climaxing—How Does This Happen?

Matthew McConaughey's long-awaited memoir, Greenlights, comes out on October 20. To whet reader appetites, McConaughey has been dropping a few teasers—such as the revelation that his father, James Donald McConaughey, died after having a heart attack during sex. James died in 1992, and McConaughey told PEOPLE that his “knees buckled” …

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Singer Amy Grant Has Open Heart Surgery to Correct Rare Congenital Condition PAPVR—Here's What That Is

Amy Grant, who’s been referred to as “The Queen of Christian Pop,” is recovering from open-heart surgery to correct a congenital heart condition known as partial anomalous pulmonary venous return (PAPVR), according to a rep from the singer-songwriter. The good news is, Grant, 59, is doing well.  A congenital heart …

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