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2014-05-19 08:27:19

American Society of Hypertension, American Heart Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Comprise Joint Session to Present Project Supporting Improved Control of Hypertension

2013-12-18 13:41:25

High blood pressure affects approximately one in three adults in the Americas, Europe, some Asian countries and Australia, and one billion people worldwide.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.