Hypertension: a Pandemic Perspective

Health and Well-Being Matter is the monthly blog of the Director of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. This month, RDML Reed is joined by Bianca Macias, MPH, CPH, ORISE Fellow at ODPHP and a contributor to the Federal Hypertension Control Leadership Council Physical Activity Action Plan in a co-authored piece on the need for a more urgent response to the hypertension crisis. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, puts tens of millions of people at risk for largely preventable conditions — such as heart attacks, strokes, and heart…

 

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