Higher education, lower blood pressure: study


According to the AFP, the more advanced degrees a person has, the lower their blood pressure, a study published online has found. An analysis of some 4,000 patient records from the 30-year Framingham Offspring Study found that, controlling only for age, women with 17 years or more of education--a master's degree or doctorate--had systolic blood pressure readings 3.26 millimeters of mercury lower than female high school drop-outs. Men who went
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