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American Heart Association urges high-risk individuals to get vaccinated

Black adults and pregnant women are the lowest vaccinated groups in the United States.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The American Heart Association is urging vulnerable populations to get the COVID-19 vaccine.   The American Heart Association supports COVID vaccinations for everyone who is eligible to receive it, especially individuals living with cardiovascular disease and those who may develop cardiovascular disease from getting the virus. “People who seem to be most susceptible to severe forms of…

Black Licorice May Pose a Risk to Your Health

The FDA says over-eating black licorice can cause irregular heart rhythm, especially in people over the age of 40

  NATIONAL — Love it or hate it, black licorice is a common candy at Halloween. But did you know eating too much of it can cause problems with your heart? The FDA says overeating black licorice can cause irregular heart rhythm, especially in people over the age of 40. This is because the candy contains glycyrrhzin, which makes the…