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NIH Blood Pressure Trial Is a Game Changer

Wow! This is the first wordI think of to describe therecent announcement ofthe early termination of the SystolicBlood Pressure Intervention Trial(SPRINT) sponsored by the NationalInstitutes of Health (NIH).  The studybegan in the fall of 2009 and includedmore than 9,300 participants aged50 years and older from about 100medical centers in the United Statesand Puerto Rico. The…

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