Reducing salt in the American diet by as little as one-half teaspoon (or three grams) per day could prevent nearly 100,000 heart attacks and 92,000 deaths each year, according to a new study. Such benefits are on par with the benefits from reductions in smoking and could save the United States about $24 billion in healthcare costs, the researchers add.
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Treatment of excruciatingly painful cluster headaches with pure oxygen often relieves pain within 15 minutes, according to a study led by a UCSF headache expert.