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Hypertension: have we missed something?

If we were wearing red on February 5th, chances are that you already know February is American Heart Month. For its part, the slogan this year for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is “Make blood pressure control your goal.” The aim is to prevent a million heart attacks and strokes in the US by 2017.


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guidelines for pediatric pulmonary hypertension

Every year, nearly 1 in 500 babies are born with pulmonary hypertension, a potentially fatal heart and lung disease. Now, the first ever guidelines for diagnosis and treatment have been published in the journal Circulation.


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