Health Highlights: Oct. 19, 2020

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Trump’s Promised Prescription Drug Card Program Stalled
It’s unlikely that the Trump administration’s plan to mail $200 prescription savings…
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How to Keep High Blood Pressure at Bay

SATURDAY, Oct. 17, 2020 — To mark World Hypertension Day this Saturday, the American Heart Association offers advice on how to lower and control your blood pressure.
High blood pressure affects nearly half of American adults, and three-quarters of…
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Your Pooch's Personality Can Change With Age

FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2020 — Just like people, dogs’ personalities change as they age, a new European study suggests.
“Even though dog personality is a highly popular topic in the literature, there are still gaps about the long-term stability, as well…
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New Drug Could Extend Life for People With ALS

FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2020 — An experimental drug combination lengthens survival for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), new research shows.
A previous clinical trial found that the two-drug combo — called AMX0035 — slowed progression…
Source: Topamax