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High blood pressure minimum redefined in US

Once a person reaches 130/80, "you've already doubled your risk of cardiovascular complications compared to those with a normal level of blood pressure", said Whelton. Taking steps to keep your blood pressure at a safe, lower level can help to prevent developing more risky heart conditions in the long run. The findings were based on 10,903 patient records covering a period between 2007 and 2013.

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More Cases Identified In Legionnaires' Outbreak, But There's No Ongoing Health Threat

Legionnaires' disease is a respiratory illness which can be contracted from inhaling microscopic water droplets in mist or vapor. Three new cases of Legionnaires' disease have been identified in Southern California and officials are looking at the possibility there may be a source outside Disneyland, where at least 11 of the patients visited in September, according to reports.

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Supreme Court Will Review California Law Requiring Pro-Life Groups to Promote Abortion

The Supreme Court pronounced that it would resolve if it defies free speech contracts for California to necessitate "crisis pregnancy centers", which instructs against abortion to apprise patients that the state presents contraception favors and abortion facilities.

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Gujarat elections: Sex CD goes viral, allegation is it features Hardik Patel

After his controversial videos going viral, Patidar quota leader Hardik Patel has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over defaming him. Hardik was attending PAAS core committee meeting in Gandhinagar when the video went viral. BJP denied Hardik Patel's allegation. But a large part of the conversation has simply been about why he had possession of a sex CD at all. We don't indulge in such dirty games.

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New high blood pressure guidelines

Rather than 1 in 3 US adults having high blood pressure with the previous definition, the new guidelines will result in almost half of the USA adult population having the condition. Then a person's reading becomes the average of those numbers and reduces the risk of "white coat hypertension" - blood pressure readings that are improperly elevated because a patient in a doctor's office is nervous.

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Smog-hit Delhi calls off odd-even auto rationing plan

When the scheme is launched, odd numbered vehicles are allowed to ply on odd dates and even numbered vehicles are allowed on even dates in order to combat vehicular pollution. The Tribunal has also asked for a detailed report on the emissions caused by cars in the National Capital Region (NCR) and what the other pollutant factors are.