The American Heart Association’s new thresholds for high blood pressure will save lives and result in fewer patients needing to take large doses of medicine later in life, a Springfield doctor says.“It’s going to end up treating people who have milder forms of the disease so they don’t have major treatment later,” said Dr. John Flack, chief of internal medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. [...]

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November 13th, 2017 7:10p.m.

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