New AHA/ACC hypertension guidelines: 130/80 is the new abnormal

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  • New guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA)/American College of Cardiology (ACC) establish lower treatment cutoffs for hypertension.
  • The cutoffs are changing from 140/90 mmHg to 130/80 mmHg.
  • These changes, part of the first comprehensively updated hypertension guidel...