Pregnancy complications linked to higher risk of heart disease, study finds

CNN — According to a new study, five major pregnancy complications are powerful risk factors for ischemic heart disease throughout life, with the greatest risk occurring within a decade of giving birth. Ischemic heart disease refers to heart problems, including heart attack, caused by narrowed or dysfunctional blood vessels that reduce blood and oxygen flow … Read more

Official AP African American Studies course framework published by the College Board

CNN — The College Board on Wednesday released the official framework for a new advanced placement course in African American studies that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis earlier denounced for imposing a “political agenda.” In recent months, the multidisciplinary course has been praised by scholars and historians, while becoming a target for lawmakers seeking to restrict … Read more