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Controversial Blood Pressure Medicine Guidelines Released

More than 5.8 million Americans who are taking high blood pressure medication may go off of it thanks to new controversial treatment guidelines. The Eighth Joint National Committee believes that treatment should begin for people with blood pressure of 150/90 as opposed to 140/90, HealthDay.Com reported. Critics worry that these new guidelines will raise the risk of hypertension and stroke. 

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