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New drug may help people with uncontrolled high blood pressure

An experimental drug could eventually offer hope to millions of people struggling with uncontrolled high blood pressure, new research has found. Patients who took a daily dose of the drug, baxdrostat, were able to reduce their blood pressure substantially, compared to a people who got a placebo, according to the study published in the New …

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Myanmar’s ethnic insurgents raise pressure on military junta

CHIANG MAI, Thailand —  The day her 4-year-old grandson was killed, U San Yee had taken him to their local market in rural Myanmar for sticky rice and his favorite fried banana snacks before coming home to play with his toy cars. “We didn’t know that the Myanmar military would fire artillery shells,” U San Yee …

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Pressure mounts on Fed to slow ‘alarming pace’ of rate hikes

Sen. Elizabeth Warren this week led nearly a dozen Democratic lawmakers in telling Powell he was raising rates at an “alarming pace.” In a letter, first reported by POLITICO, they accused him of a “disregard for the livelihoods of millions of working Americans.” It was the largest effort by Democrats to question Powell’s actions and …

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Pressure mounts on Fed to slow ‘alarming pace’ of rate hikes

Sen. Elizabeth Warren this week led nearly a dozen Democratic lawmakers in telling Powell he was raising rates at an “alarming pace.” In a letter, first reported by POLITICO, they accused him of a “disregard for the livelihoods of millions of working Americans.” It was the largest effort by Democrats to question Powell’s actions and …

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