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Podcast: Hypertension expert Daichi Shimbo, MD, offers tips on putting SPRINT results into clinical practice.

Dr Bobby Lazzara reviews a new study that suggests reducing fluctuations in blood pressure in older adults could help prevent loss of cognitive function and verbal memory.

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Assessment of frailty status, as well as chronological age, should be used to make clinical decisions.

Although results of the hypertension portion of HOPE-3 were disappointing, many caveats are offered to explain the outcome.

The 25% reduction in relative risk seen in patients treated to 120 vs 140 mm Hg corresponds to an absolute risk reduction of 1.6%.

A comprehensive review of the evidence for the work-horse drugs indicates it's not quite time, yet.

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Eliminate or keep the annual physical exam, primary care a primary source for children's mental health care, medical screening in dental offices. Here, a summary of the latest concepts in primary care's evolving role.

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