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AHA, ACC lower bar for high blood pressure; 46% of US adults now have hypertension

17:23 EST 13 Nov 2017 | Cardiovascular Business

In the first update to U.S. guidelines on blood pressure in 14 years, a writing committee changed the definition of high blood pressure from 140/90 millimeters of mercury or higher to 130/80 or higher.

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