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Eradicating hypertension, the “silent killer,” in rural India

Dr. Arun More is on a long-term mission to prevent avoidable deaths from high blood pressure, or hypertension. In India, more than 29% of adults have high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease is now the leading cause of death. In rural India, levels of hypertension awareness and control are very low, especially among men and those younger than fifty years old…

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