Ibuprofen and Blood-pressure Medications

WHAT’S HAPPENING: Ibuprofen, a common over-the-counter pain medication sold as Motrin or Advil, can react with blood-pressure medications such as ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitors or ARBs (angiotensin receptor blockers). They were associated with a 31-percent increased risk of kidney...

Long Covid

ONE BIG THING: 6.9 percent (22 million) of the U.S. population suffers from Long Covid. WHAT’S HAPPENING: Common symptoms include brain fog (58 percent), post-exertional malaise (72 percent), and fatigue (78 percent). About 50 percent of those surviving hospitalization from Covid-related causes w...