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With symptoms blamed on stress, she pressed on and learned the truth

With symptoms blamed on stress, she pressed on and learned the truth 1

Nina Stanley had an undiagnosed heart condition that needed surgery. Photo: Jonathan Pushnik A few years after her first child was born, Nina Stanley began experiencing strange blood pressure spikes. While pregnant, she’d had preeclampsia, a condition characterized by high blood pressure and protein in the urine. She also had …

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    Who is telling the truth about their health?

    Who is telling the truth about their health? 2

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain When researchers or policymakers ask health-related questions, they often rely on self-reported rather than tested health data. IIASA researchers looked into the reliability of this type of data for research, and found that depending on country or age, self-reported data could be highly biased. Declining fertility …

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