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The Health Matters Budget Shutdown show

Feb 7, 2018

Tip: The new American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology blood pressure guidelines emphasize aggressive treatment with hypertension being any blood pressure above 130/80. For those over age 60, the American College of Physicians/American Academy of Family Physicians guidelines begin treatment at 150. It will take time to sort out which guideline prevails.

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Information on Kentucky's tobacco tax

We will be older, but sicker

Washington Post on screen time