The good news about new blood pressure guidelines

The bar has been lowered on high blood pressure. Based on new guidelines from the American Heart Association and other leading heart health groups, more than 50 percent of Americans will have a diagnosis of high blood pressure. Dr. Rachel Bond, associate director of the women's heart health program at Lenox Hill Hospital, explains the change and how it could benefit people at risk of high blood pressure.

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