Archive for December 2012

The reason for high blood pressure is still being sorted

                     In 2008  I wrote an article about hypertension. It started with a description of our dependence on prescription pills with the average spending on pharmaceuticals more than doubling in the decade from 1995 to 2004. Prescriptions for cardiovascular drugs particularly consumed by the older generations skyrocketed from 23.6 million in 1992 to 61.5 million in 2007, representing an increase of 160 percent. Sedative […]

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