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Many doctors have long believed the threshold for high blood pressure needed to be lower. On Monday, that change was made.

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Leaving segregated neighborhoods reduces blood pressure in African-Americans, according to the findings of a 25-year longitudinal study.

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Nearly 107,500 lives could be saved each year in the U.S. if a more intensive approach to lowering high blood pressure was implemented, a recent study asserts.

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Flying off the handle during a marital spat cannot only escalate the argument, but also increase a person’s risk of developing cardiovascular conditions, like high blood pressure, a new study says.