High blood pressure is a serious condition demanding treatment and vigilance whenever it’s discovered. But when it occurs during pregnancy, it is especially dangerous. It is estimated that seven out of every 100 pregnant women develop high blood pressure—better known as toxemia—during pregnancy. Dr. Kinion Whittington joins us today to discuss toxemia and its dangers.
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John Podesta, a former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, is returning to the White House to advise President Barack Obama as he struggles to regain his footing after the flawed healthcare law rollout, according to a source familiar with the issue. Podesta steered Obama's transition team in 2008 after he won the presidency. He is the chair of the Center for American Progress, a left-leaning policy group that has close ties to the Obama administration.
By Malena Castaldi MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguay's Senate is expected to pass a law on Tuesday making the small South American nation the world's first to allow its citizens to grow, buy and smoke marijuana. The pioneering government-sponsored bill establishes state regulation of the cultivation, distribution and consumption of marijuana and is aimed at wresting the business from criminals. Uruguayans would also be allowed to grow up to six plants of marijuana in their homes a year, or as much as 480 grams (about 17 ounces). Uruguay's attempt to undo drug trafficking is being followed closely in Latin America where the legalization of some narcotics is being increasingly seen by regional leaders as a possible way to end the violence spawned by the cocaine trade.