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STUDY: Younger Women Hospitalized Longer, Have Worse Outcomes After Heart Attacks

Thirty thousand women in the U.S. are hospitalized each year due to heart attacks, with women between ages 30 and 54 being hospitalized longer and with worse outcomes than men of the same age.

07/23/2014

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Higher Blood Pressure Threshold OK in Older Adults

New guidelines are out that say many older adults with high blood pressure can be treated less aggressively. That could mean taking fewer pills to get high blood pressure under control.

12/18/2013

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Hypertension Increasing In Children

A new national study shows a dramatic increase in hospitalizations for children with high blood pressure.

06/20/2012

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